Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To torment or harass, especially with worry or dread: "a man hagridden by the future—haunted by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon earth” ( C.S. Lewis).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To harass or torment by dread or nightmares


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.