from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who bothers, vexes, or annoys: as, “such botherers of judges,”
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who bothers.
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Agent nounof bother; one who bothers.
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I later learned the teacher was himself a raging God botherer, so the irony of him introducing and losing those classes struck me funny.
No one is going to go anywhere near a god botherer with leprosy.
But even on liberal blogs, we're shouted at to shut up, we're radical leftist shrills who are presumptuous, or dreamers with unrealistic notions - like perhaps am antigay jillionaire God-botherer wouldn't get pride of place.
Granted, it's hard not to hear something like that chronic chart-botherer by David Guetta featuring Fergie without concluding that dance music could do with a bit of a lie-down for a few months.
As former PM & God botherer Blair said This party will, ultimately, be judged on its ability to deliver on its promise.
The term ‘fundamentalist Christian’ or ‘fundie’ does seem to be derogatory, though, as do ‘God-botherer’ and ‘Bible thumper’.
Anyone who claimed to be both a god-botherer and a scientist was either a fool or a liar.
I'm not a God botherer so it's all stuff and bloody nonsense to me but of interest to the historian.
First up "honest bloke" Tone, the chap who sexed up dossiers, helped kill off Dr David Kelly by looking the other way and part time banker an God botherer.
Honest bloke an God botherer Tony Blair's 1996 speech to the Labour Party Conference was a classic Tony Blair speech.