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Definition of badger verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they badger
    he / she / it badgers
    past simple badgered
    -ing form badgering
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  1. 1to put pressure on someone by repeatedly asking them questions or asking them to do something synonym pester
  2. 2 badger somebody (into doing something) I finally badgered him into coming with us. badger somebody about something Reporters constantly badger her about her private life. badger somebody to do something His daughter was always badgering him to let her join the club.
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