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3 definitions found
 for badgering
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Badgering \Badg"er*ing\, n.
     1. The act of one who badgers.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The practice of buying wheat and other kinds of food in
        one place and selling them in another for a profit. [Prov.
        Eng.]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Badger \Badg"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Badgered; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Badgering.] [For sense 1, see 2d Badger; for 2, see
     1st Badger.]
     1. To tease or annoy, as a badger when baited; to worry or
        irritate persistently.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To beat down; to cheapen; to barter; to bargain.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  badgering
      n 1: the act of harassing someone [syn: badgering, worrying,
           torment, bedevilment]

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