harry Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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harryverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈhær.i/ formal
to ​repeatedlydemand something from someone, often ​causing them to ​feelworried or ​angry: She harried the ​authorities, writing ​letters and ​gatheringpetitions.
harried
adjective uk   us   /-id/
I ​saw a harried-looking ​mother at the ​checkouttrying to ​manage two ​smallchildren and a ​mountain of ​shopping.
(Definition of harry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “harry”
in Spanish acosar, hostigar, atormentar…
in Vietnamese quấy rầy…
in Malaysian sering mengganggu…
in Thai รบกวน, ทรมาน…
in French harceler…
in German quälen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不断索要, 不断烦扰…
in Indonesian mengganggu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不斷索求, 不斷煩擾…
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