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Definition of "pestered" [pestered]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of pester. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pestered" in a sentence
  • "Recently, I peppered her with emails (perhaps "pestered" would be a better word): What does the air smell like in April?"
  • "Scriptwriter Andrew Davies even invented some bodice-ripping; he straightfacedly claims that Eliot's ghost "pestered" him to steam things up."
  • "He kind of pestered Bob Dole to create a task force on health-care reform back when the Bush administration didn't seem to be very interested in the issue, led it for many years, and under just unbelievable pressure from many in his own party and ultimately his own leader, Senator Dole, to abandon the effort and to hand President Clinton a real political setback."