Example sentences for: irked

How can you use “irked” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • USAT 's front reports that the Supreme Court, irked about last spring's tell-all book by an ex-clerk about the Court's inner workings, has told this term's clerks that the Supremes' secrets are to be kept "forever."

  • Schell said he was irked first by the name and then by "obnoxious, objectionable" content such as presidential, urination, and flatulence jokes.

  • Still, Mailer was irked.

  • This corruption and authoritarianism have irked democracy advocates, but it has not been enough to fully discredit Tudjman.

  • It "plays like a dead battery disguised as an objet d'art " (Jay Carr, the Boston Globe ). They are especially irked by the movie's artsy pretensions (Pip is turned into a tortured painter) and earnestness (its un-Dickensian fulminations about undying love), as well as flat performances by Ethan Hawke and Gwyneth Paltrow.


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