Example sentences for: irked

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

  • Some reports indicate that this tone-deaf performance has already irked the judge and has convinced him to enjoin Microsoft's marketing practices on the grounds that the company can't be trusted to regulate itself.

  • The screenwriter, Curtis, began his career with the hilariously acrid BBC sitcom Black Adder before writing The Tall Guy (1989) and Four Weddings and a Funeral --a movie that irked me, possibly because Grant passed up the alluringly neurotic Kristin Scott Thomas for the vapidly bovine Andie MacDowell, possibly because its dizzy romantic badinage was interrupted for easy pathos involving a fatal heart attack and other real-world calamities.

  • They are also irked by U.S. military support for Taiwan--especially the U.S. plan to deploy a Theater Missile Defense for Taiwan in the next few years.

  • Holland has expunged much of the melodrama that marked the war-horse dramatization The Heiress (made into a 1949 film with Olivia de Havilland, directed by William Wyler), and has even corrected a problem that irked James, years after publication, when he reread his early novel and declined to revise it for reprinting: that Morris Townsend, Catherine's fortune-hunting suitor, was too much of a one-dimensional lout.

  • Still, Mailer was irked.

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