Definitions for bother

Definitions for (noun) bother

Main entry: bother, botheration, pain, pain in the ass, pain in the neck, annoyance, infliction

Definition: something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

Usage: washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer; a bit of a bother; he's not a friend, he's an infliction

Main entry: hassle, fuss, trouble, bother

Definition: an angry disturbance

Usage: he didn't want to make a fuss; they had labor trouble; a spot of bother

Definitions for (verb) bother

Main entry: devil, irritate, get at, get to, gravel, rag, rile, bother, chafe, annoy, nark, nettle, vex

Definition: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

Usage: Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me; It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Main entry: bother

Definition: make confused or perplexed or puzzled

Main entry: bother

Definition: make nervous or agitated

Usage: The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster

Main entry: bother

Definition: intrude or enter uninvited

Usage: Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers

Main entry: bother, trouble, trouble oneself, inconvenience oneself

Definition: take the trouble to do something; concern oneself

Usage: He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday; Don't bother, please

Main entry: incommode, inconvenience, trouble, bother, discommode, disoblige, put out

Definition: to cause inconvenience or discomfort to

Usage: Sorry to trouble you, but...

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