Definition of Bothering

1. Verb. (present participle of bother) ¹



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Definition of Bothering

1. bother [v] - See also: bother

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bothering

botfly
both
both(a)
both-hands
bothan
bothans
bothe
bother
botheration
botherations
botherder
botherders
bothered
botherer
botherers
bothering (current term)
bothers
bothersome
bothersomely
bothersomeness
bothie
bothies
bothole
botholes
bothrenchyma
bothria
bothriocephaliasis
bothrium
bothriums
bothropic antitoxin

Literary usage of Bothering

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1. Letters of Celia Thaxter by Celia Thaxter (1895)
"I am ashamed to be so stupid, but so many little cares come bothering me and taking what little sense I had. Pardon your loving SANDPIPER. ..."

2. More Mornings at Bow Street: A New Collection of Humorous and Entertaining by John Wight (1827)
"80 they locked her up with her reputed husband, and Mr. Theophilus Macdonald departed in peace. .,::.. .• bothering THE CAUSE. , ,.. M#SSBS. ..."

3. The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most by Stephen Jones, C M Westmacott (1805)
"THE ART OF bothering. [From the Morning Poft.] ' MR. EDITOR, AS it too frequently happens, that, by an over-zeal to give minute directions, ..."

4. The Home Maker by Jane Cunningham Croly (1889)
"... the doctors had given him up as a bad job, and for his part he could'nt see the use of bothering with dead men when so many live fellows wanted you. ..."

5. My Story of the War: A Woman's Narrative of Four Years Personal Experience by Mary Ashton Rice Livermore (1890)
"... and Dead robbed on the Field of Battle — Plucky Fellow — "They couldn't be bothering with us" — "Afraid to die I" — "Send for a Methodist Minister! ..."

6. English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century by Leslie Stephen (1904)
"Outside the polished circle of wits we have the middle-class which is beginning to read, and will read, what it really likes without bothering about ..."

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