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Synonyms for pestering

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing(adj)

    causing irritation or annoyance

    "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"

    Synonyms:
    irritating, exasperating, corruptive, pestilential, petulant, bothersome, mocking, galling, pestilent, cranky, perversive, pesky, scratchy, pestiferous, pettish, nettlesome, dirty, vexing, painful, irritable, plaguey, quizzical, peevish, irritative, plaguy, maddening, infuriating, annoying, tetchy, testy, fractious, techy, vexatious, peckish, teasing

    Antonyms:
    agreeable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pestering":

    harassing

How to pronounce pestering?

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How to say pestering in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4328dirty
#9372painful
#9416annoying
#21074teasing
#23970irritating
#26620irritable
#30182cranky
#34103harassing
#34388mocking
#34818pesky
#46948bothersome
#59577scratchy
#66520maddening
#70924techy
#74214testy
#74824infuriating
#78530vexing
#89995vexatious
#101981galling
#102921quizzical
#103649petulant
#108040pestering
#111300exasperating
#111963fractious
#112226peevish
#245384pestilent
#264537pestilential
#287350peckish
#299977corruptive
#313326irritative
#323849tetchy

How to use pestering in a sentence?

  1. Nina Jensen:

    We do see a shift in Statoil that we wanted to acknowledge by not pestering them at this year's AGM, they have still got a huge way to go.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Invisible God has a weird but justified way of offering protection or penalty to every person as each one deserves as HE punishes the wicked guy by giving him a lot of false friends and often women around him while HE gives a prize to a wise by keeping those pestering individuals away from him.

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