Definition of importune verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

importune

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌɪmpɔrˈtun//
 
importune somebody (for something)importune somebody to do something(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they importune
 
he / she / it importunes
 
past simple importuned
 
-ing form importuning
 
 
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to ask someone for something many times and in a way that is annoying synonym pester
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