|English Dictionary: Irk||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for Irk|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Irk \Irk\, v. t. [OE. irken to tire, become tired; cf. Sw. yrka|
to urge, enforce, press, or G. ekel disgust, MHG. erklich
disgusting; perh. akin to L. urgere to urge, E. urge.]
To weary; to give pain; to annoy; -- used only impersonally
To see this sight, it irks my very soul. --Shak.
It irketh him to be here. --M. Arnold.