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- v. Present participle of badger.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of one who badgers.
- n. The practice of buying wheat and other kinds of food in one place and selling them in another for a profit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In England, the practice of buying corn or victuals in one place and selling them in another for profit: once restricted by statute.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of harassing someone
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I said, nearing the end of what could be called badgering the witness.
Giving an honest answer to repeated badgering from a twunt does not equal boasting.
And now, the penalty for his method of taking that relief is alienation from his children, relentless badgering from a powerful anti-male bigot, and the presumption of guilt all around.
Rawlings, laughing at what he called the badgering of the other, just as if he were in a witness-box, he said, "and boys don't carry many letters or documents about them, especially in their trousers 'pockets; at all events, they didn't do so when I was a boy.
She took extra special jabs at CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric -- who she accuses of being biased, condescending and "badgering" -- and ABC newsman Charles Gibson, who she said appeared bored, patronizing and judgemental as he "peered skeptically" at her from his authoritarian nose-dangling reading glasses.
Brian37: You wouldn't call it badgering if you lived here.
She chronicled in her new book how "badgering" Katie Couric was because she simply asked Palin what newspapers she readsand Pailn looked dumbfounded.
Is it any wonder that Palin later accused Couric of "badgering" her, even though all Couric did was ask some fairly innocuous questions and, treading softly, give Palin every opportunity not to embarrass herself?
Or Hillary Clinton whining about Katie Couric's "badgering" and dirty interview tactics and obvious low self esteem?
Couric was "badgering," biased and far easier on Palin's Democratic counterpart, Joe Biden, the book states.