Meaning of “molest” - Learner’s Dictionary

molest

verb [ T ] uk us /məʊˈlest/

to hurt or attack someone in a sexual way:

He was accused of molesting children.
molestation uk us /ˌməʊlesˈteɪʃən/ noun [ U ]

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