badgering badgering  /ˈbæ dʒə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of harassing someone

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But don't start badgering your doctor for a statin prescription just yet.
  2. From the very beginning of the year, Steinbrenner hovered over his manager, offering unwanted advice, badgering him.
  3. He was the kind of sports fan who never could wait for the morning papers, spent half his time on the telephone badgering newspaper editors for up-to-the-minute dope.

News

  • KAHLER: Comparison shop when choosing a financial adviser

    You can spot comparison shoppers a few aisles away at any retail store. They are the ones carrying articles from Consumer Reports, badgering the salesperson with a million and one questions. People who manage money well are usually big fans of comparison shopping.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Rapid City Journal

Quotes

  1. "Pardon my seething contemptuous tone but ladies, you KNOW if you were pregnant and you felt you were expanding uncontrollably by the moment as a result and the worldwide media started badgering and harassing you for it, plastering you everywhere in...
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Lisa Marie Presley Source: Reuters India

  2. "Sony first unveiled the PS3 as a mighty home electronics product. Then, after some badgering from game companies, it shifted the position of the console closer to a game machine," Square Enix President Yoichi Wada told reporters on Friday.
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: Yōichi Wada Source: Reuters.uk

  3. Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson said: "I think with the thing that happened during the week with Ashley Cole there is a focus on dissent. We talk about dissent and I think that was dissent. He had been booked and kept badgering the referee....
    on Mar 23, 2008 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Guardian

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