AskDefine | Define pester

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pester v : annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of his stammer" [syn: tease, badger, bug, beleaguer]

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  1. To make known by words and body language your displeasure at something



pester m (plural: pesters, diminutive: pestertje)
  1. person who annoys somebody else

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wiktpar pester
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aggravate, annoy, apply pressure, badger, bait, be at, bedevil, beleaguer, beset, besetment, besiege, blandish, bother, botheration, bristle, brown off, bug, bullyrag, burn up, buttonhole, cajole, carp at, chafe, chivy, coax, devil, discompose, distemper, disturb, dog, dun, exasperate, exasperation, exercise, exert pressure, fash, fret, fret at, fuss at, get, get at, get to, gripe, harass, harry, hassle, heckle, hector, henpeck, hound, importune, irk, irritant, irritate, miff, molest, nag, nag at, needle, nettle, nibble at, niggle, nudzh, nuisance, peck at, peeve, persecute, pest, pick at, pick on, pique, plague, pluck the beard, ply, pother, press, pressure, provoke, push, ride, rile, roil, ruffle, tantalize, tease, torment, try the patience, tweak the nose, urge, vex, wheedle, work on, worry, yap at
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