Synonyms for molest

Synonyms for (verb) molest

Synonyms: plague, provoke, molest, harass, harry, hassle, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, beset

Definition: annoy continually or chronically

Usage: He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked; This man harasses his female co-workers

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: molest

Definition: harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to

Similar words: set on, assail, assault, attack

Definition: attack someone physically or emotionally

Usage: The mugger assaulted the woman; Nightmares assailed him regularly