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1. badger

verb. ['ˈbædʒɝ'] annoy persistently.

Synonyms

  • torment
  • rag
  • pester
  • beleaguer
  • bedevil
  • frustrate
  • crucify
  • dun
  • bug

Antonyms

  • consume
  • achromatic
  • brighten
  • talk out of

Etymology

  • bageard (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bage (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word badger


1. Noun, singular or mass
A caged badger will protect itself and should only be caught and released by an experienced trapper.

2. Adjective, comparative
The United States badger population is stable, while wolverines struggle to survive in only the wildest places.

2. Badger

noun. a native or resident of Wisconsin.

Synonyms

  • American

3. badger

verb. ['ˈbædʒɝ'] persuade through constant efforts.

Antonyms

  • defend

Etymology

  • bageard (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bage (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. badger

noun. ['ˈbædʒɝ'] sturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere.

Synonyms

  • Meles meles
  • mustelid
  • American badger
  • musteline
  • ferret badger
  • musteline mammal
  • hog-nosed badger
  • Arctonyx collaris
  • sand badger
  • Taxidea taxus
  • hog badger

Antonyms

  • snarl
  • entangle
  • please
  • praise

Etymology

  • bageard (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bage (Middle English (1100-1500))
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