Definition of 'irksome'
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He will continue to release future generations from captivity that may be more irksome than our own.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The restriction on mobility is becoming increasingly irksome to young, highly qualified knowledge people.MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He found the slowness of criminal trials particularly irksome and his attempts to speed them up did not find favour with the Bar.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It's particularly irksome when you are designing a house and have to explain yourself explicitly to your builders for the sake of clarity.Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The feature on'hot' gardening trends is particularly irksome to people who know that gardening is about patience and longevity.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
This I find vaguely irksome.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It's the mother I find irksome.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Do I find it irksome?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I read You say each week and find the comments regarding wrong buses, road signs and times of football matches rather irksome.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Definition of irksome from the Collins English Dictionary