Definition of narked in English:



  • Annoyed.

    ‘I was narked at being pushed around’
    • ‘Blair was particularly narked by its stinging criticism that his Government had been playing to its masters in Washington.’
    • ‘This accolade was accompanied by the wonderful spectacle of dweeby scientists getting narked because they invent everything yet remain unloved and unglamorous.’
    • ‘At that point I had yet to meet an atheist who wasn't narked by the whole thing - Chris Cooper had certainly not been impressed.’
    • ‘He sounds suddenly narked.’
    • ‘All this has got the genuine aromatherapists a bit narked.’
    • ‘Working it out isn't that straightforward and I get narked when things interrupt the flow of the book.’
    • ‘The NSA is particularly narked about the availability of super-strong encryption software, which makes its job of sticking its nose in everywhere much harder.’
    • ‘Even second violinists in top quartets get a bit narked about this, apparently (some of them share the leading, of course.)’
    • ‘Reviewers, for instance, were narked that the special effects were not all that special.’
    • ‘Already narked off at having his progress interrupted, he would be angrily declaring that he definitely had had a travelcard.’
    • ‘So I get a little narked and start going for my ear with the scissors in the same manner as one might angrily grab for a fly.’
    • ‘Now turned 70, he says he passes for mid-50s and is narked that I've pointed out a stiffness in his gait.’
    • ‘Admitting to being narked appears to be another matter entirely.’
    • ‘The introduction of tabs was the point where I started to get a little narked.’
    • ‘I was a bit narked that the Italians didn't really do Pepsi, being monopolised by Coca Cola instead.’
    • ‘Ever the consummate professional, I turned up late, couldn't find the bar and was expecting Miss Vass to be a little narked by this.’
    • ‘Now I am somewhat narked about this.’
    • ‘This is when Wilson starts to get narked.’
    • ‘German newspapers were narked.’
    • ‘There were still narked at what the weather had done to their tracks and overhead cables and were holding up the commuters.’
    irritated, cross, angry, vexed, exasperated, irked, piqued, displeased, put out, fed up, disgruntled, in a bad mood, in a temper, testy, in high dudgeon, huffy, in a huff, resentful, aggrieved
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