American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An argument or a fight.
- n. Trouble; bother.
- v. To argue or fight: customers hassling with merchants over high prices.
- v. To bother or harass: street gangs hassling passersby.
- 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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An inconvenience caused by difficulties encountered trying to accomplish a task.
- n. disorderly fighting; an angry dispute or disturbance.
- v. to dispute or quarrel, often over petty disagreements.
- v. To expend excessive time and energy trying to accomplish a task.
- v. to repeatedly annoy.
- n. disorderly fighting
- v. annoy continually or chronically
- n. an angry disturbance
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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all those wonderful Britsy words that end with a double consonant followed by 'le'
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verbs Adj Adv noun
Just another arbitrary list of words that come up for me today, June 20 2007
Level 4 vocabulary
double consonant -le verbs
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