Origin of irk
How to use irk in a sentence
The Eagles’ approach to the game reportedly irked some of their players and drew sharp criticism from outside the team.
The president appears to have heard that argument, and it irks him.
One thing that irks Thompson: Gaining access via the password-reset break-in doesn't really even qualify as hacking.
Anthony has made an ample allowance for her, indeed such a generous one that it irks me to accept it.A Little Girl in Old Salem|Amanda Minnie Douglas
It irks me to ask my husband, generous though he is, for every cent I use, to have to account to him for my personal expenditures.Sundry Accounts|Irvin S. Cobb
If the King irks me I will drive my dagger between his ribs, and make myself king in Sicily.The Proud Prince|Justin Huntly McCarthy
It irks them to grapple with problems capable of none save a tragic solution.Views and Reviews|William Ernest Henley
Also it irks me to squat on a branch all day above a path, bearing a rock upon my thighs.The Turtles of Tasman|Jack London