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English definition of “hassle”

hassle

noun [C or U]     /ˈhæs.l̩/ informal
(a situation causing) difficulty or trouble: I can't face the hassle of moving house again. My boss has been giving me a lot of hassle this week. It's one of the few bars that women can go to and not get any hassle from men. It was such a hassle trying to get my bank account changed that I nearly gave up. I should have taken it back to the shop but I just didn't think it was worth (all) the hassle.InconvenienceDifficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
(Definition of hassle noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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