Definition of Badgered

1. Verb. (past of badger) ¹



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Definition of Badgered

1. badger [v] - See also: badger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Badgered

badelynges
badest
badfic
badfics
badge
badge-cove
badge bunnies
badge bunny
badged
badgeless
badgelike
badgemaking
badger dog
badger skunk
badgered (current term)
badgerer
badgerers
badgering
badgerlike
badgerly
badgers
badges
badging
badiaga
badian
badigeon
badigeons
badinage
badinaged

Literary usage of Badgered

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1. Kate Beaumont by John William De Forest (1872)
"... w'th a smile of almost humble deprecation, " that I have been badgered, yes, I may say fairly badgered, into trying my luck again. ..."

2. Cooper's Works by James Fenimore Cooper, William Cullen Bryant (1855)
"badgered; for, as near as I could recollect, their The Brigadier and myself discussed the subject of religion at some length, when the illustrious prelate ..."

3. Personal Reminiscences by O'Keeffe, Kelly, and Taylor by John O'Keeffe, Michael Kelly, John Taylor, Richard Henry Stoddard (1875)
"JULIET badgered. A society called " The Badger's Club," consisting of the first gentlemen in the county, bespoke a play, " Romeo and Juliet. ..."

4. Cats in a Chowder by Fred J. Schneider (2006)
"I felt hollow and sick, but badgered myself to pay attention to the game. It was Wrigley Field, for Christ's sake, and I wanted to remember it forever, ..."

5. Witchcraft in Salem Village in 1692: Together with Some Account of Other by Winfield S. Nevins (1892)
"Throughout her examination she was badgered by Hathorne, badgered by Corwin, ... badgered by the marshal and by the audience. The following document is on ..."

6. Warwick Castle and Its Earls: From Saxon Times to the Present Day by Frances Evelyn Maynard Greville Warwick (1903)
"If he sometimes bullied and badgered them, they rather liked the idea of being ... On the whole, too, as we have seen, he bullied and badgered them for ..."

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