from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An argument or a fight.
- n. Trouble; bother.
- intransitive v. To argue or fight: customers hassling with merchants over high prices.
- transitive v. To bother or harass: street gangs hassling passersby.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Trouble, bother, unwanted annoyances or problems.
- n. A fight or argument.
- n. An action which is not worth the difficulty involved.
- v. To trouble, to bother, to annoy.
- v. To pick a fight or start an argument.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An inconvenience caused by difficulties encountered trying to accomplish a task.
- n. disorderly fighting; an angry dispute or disturbance.
- intransitive v. to dispute or quarrel, often over petty disagreements.
- intransitive v. To expend excessive time and energy trying to accomplish a task.
- transitive v. to repeatedly annoy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. disorderly fighting
- v. annoy continually or chronically
- n. an angry disturbance
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)