English definition of “bother”
A2 to annoy someone by talking to them when they are busy: Don’t bother your father when he’s working.
› to worry or upset someone: I’m used to living by myself – it doesn’t bother me.
› to make the effort to do something: He didn’t even bother to call.
can’t be bothered informal › If you can’t be bothered to do something, you are too lazy or tired to do it: I can’t be bothered to iron my clothes.