- v annoy continually or chronically
- v make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
- s troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
a harried expression
- As it stands, the American voting system is a worrisome mess, a labyrinth of local, state and federal laws spotted with bewildered volunteers, harried public officials, partisan .
- His 7,000 Italian troops, harried from position to position by the British all spring, were a mixed lot to look at.
- If anyone doubted the injustice, two nights after the Oscars, ABC aired a Jules Feiffer sketch of Carney giving a performance of Thurberesque comedy as a harried househusband, a .
- Mark Robins in Sportinglife.com
Robins said: "It was the same for both teams. All over the park we competed, certainly in the first half. We harried them and caused them to make mistakes and we defended well. That is the first time we have dominated a game against Rochdale. We had...
- Van Tran in Los Angeles Times
Lou looks really harried,said Assemblyman Van Tran (R- Costa Mesa), who talked to Correa as the two lawmakers waited at the Sacramento airport to board a plane to Orange County. "He made some promises, and he would like to keep them."
- Alan Duncan in Leicester Mercury
Let us remember that the Mormons of a century ago were a persecuted and prosecuted minority, harried from place to place, the victims of violence and occasionally murder, while today, in the short space of 100 years, their faith and works are known... John F Kennedy http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF4Cx1neoJPqz_vWtvNQxASJD6-2g Salt Lake Tribune http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_7645763&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH5iGWgsrBzLCfnrlJSln6N23rVuw Dec 5, 2007
45673 62145 harrier Rutland and Melton MP Alan Duncan said: RAF Cottesmore is the home of the Harrier force that won the Falklands War. The people of Rutland have an economic as well as emotional attachment to the base and I will fight to keep it open."