- 1to annoy someone, especially by asking them something many times synonym badger
- 2 pester somebody for something Journalists pestered neighbors for information. pester somebody with something He has been pestering her with phone calls for over a week. pester somebody/something The horses were continually pestered by flies. pester (somebody to do something) The kids kept pestering me to read to them.
NAmE//ˈpɛstər//[transitive, intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pester
he / she / it pesters
past simple pestered
-ing form pestering