Meaning of “besiege” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /bɪˈsiːdʒ/
be besieged by/with sb

to have lots of people asking you questions or making demands:

The president was besieged by reporters.
be besieged by/with sth

to receive many demands or criticisms:

The radio station was besieged with calls from angry listeners.

[ T ] to surround a place with an army in order to attack it

(Definition of “besiege” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)