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English definition of “pester”


verb [T]     /ˈpes.tər/ US  /-tɚ/
to behave in an annoying manner towards someone by doing or asking for something repeatedly : At the frontier , there were people pestering tourists for cigarettes , food or alcohol . [+ to infinitive] John has been pestering her to go out with him all month .Causing feelings of anger and displeasureMaking appeals and requestsPursuing
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