Examples of pester in a sentence
Leave me alone! Stop pestering me!
one resident pestered the condo board about every little thing
Origin and Etymology of pester
modification of Medieval French empestrer to hobble, embarrass, from Vulgar Latin *impastoriare, from Latin in- + Late Latin pastoria tether — more at pastern
First Known Use: 1548
Synonym Discussion of pester
PESTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pester for English Language Learners
: to annoy or bother (someone) in a repeated way
PESTER Defined for Kids
Definition of pester for Students
: to bother again and again
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