Badger meaning

băjər
To badger is to annoy, pester or get on someone's nerves.

An example of badger is nag someone to make their bed repeatedly.

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The fur or hair of any of these mammals.
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Any of several similar mammals, such as the ratel.
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To ask or nag (someone) about something in an annoying and persistent way; pester.

Badgered the boy into cleaning his room.

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Any of certain mammals of a family (Mustelidae) of burrowing carnivores (esp. genera Taxidea and Meles) of North America, Europe, and Asia, with a broad back, thick, short legs, and long claws on the forefeet.
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The fur of a badger.
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(informal) A person born or living in Wisconsin, called the Badger State.
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To annoy or harass persistently; pester; nag.
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A native or resident of the American state of Wisconsin.
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The definition of a badger is a small, furry mammal.

An example of a badger is a North American animal that has white markings on its face and long claws on its front feet.

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Any of several carnivorous burrowing mammals of the family Mustelidae, such as Meles meles of Eurasia or Taxidea taxus of North America, having short legs, long claws on the front feet, and a heavy grizzled coat.
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Origin of badger

  • Perhaps from badge

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition