Top Definition
(noun)

1. Media spectacles and reality programs that insult your intelligence and are annoying, but you find yourself unable to stop watching.
Man, I really hate this irritainment stuff, but I'm addicted to "World's Scariest Police Chases."
by naz_ghul March 14, 2003
Entertainment and media spectacles that are annoying but irresistible
Big brother Pop idol etc
by jeska September 07, 2003
The inability to look away from someone's dramatic acts because of the sheer entertainment of watching them make a fool of themselves.
Tom's drama is to the point of making a fool of himself. It's total Irritainment.
by batt54 October 16, 2013
Poorly interviewed and produced current affairs programs that are so biased you feel like throwing something at the TV
Did you see that "irritainment" piece they had about food coloring in childrens medicine on A Current Affair/ Today Tonight (insert program here) last night.
by D. Granger January 31, 2007
/ˈiriˌtān mənt /

noun

1) maddening, exasperating irksome or annoying media, news or social media stories (regardless of veracity) that purposefully inflame audiences often prompting polarizing and overblown comments or commentary.

2) the action of proving or being provided antagonistic or galling television, radio or internet media to anger viewers.
"Did you see that feminazi pant suit Hilary Clinton giving a speech about how she has nothing to prove?"

-"Oh my God anything about her is pure irritainment "
by BūūmShalaka62 June 07, 2016
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