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badger

noun [C] uk   /ˈbædʒ.ər/ us    //
an animal with greyish-brown fur, a black and white head and a pointed face, that lives underground and comes out to feed at night

badger

verb [T] uk   /ˈbædʒ.ər/ us    //
to persuade someone by telling them repeatedly to do something, or to question someone repeatedly: Stop badgering me - I'll do it when I'm ready. [+ into + -ing verb] She's been badgering me into doing some exercise. [+ to infinitive] Every time we go into a shop, the kids badger me to buy them sweets.
Translations of “badger”
in Korean 오소리…
in Arabic حيوان الغُرَير…
in French blaireau…
in Turkish porsuk, toprak altında yaşayan ve gece ortaya çıkan kalın siyah ve beyaz tüylü hayvan…
in Italian tasso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獾…
in Russian барсук…
in Polish borsuk…
in Spanish tejón…
in Portuguese texugo…
in German der Dachs…
in Catalan teixó…
in Japanese アナグマ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 獾…
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