- a wombat.
- bandicoot (def. 2).
Origin of badger
OTHER WORDS FROM badgerun·badg·ered, adjectiveun·badg·er·ing, adjective
How to use badger in a sentence
And there are certainly men who are forceful without being badgering.Bill O’Reilly’s Macho Moment in On-Air Confrontation With Laura Ingraham|Lauren Ashburn|April 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At that time Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee were badgering her about legislating from the bench.Michael Tomasky on the GOP’s Hypocrisy About Activist Judges|Michael Tomasky|March 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
CNN's John King: He was so annoying and such a badgering presence on stage that I wondered if he was running for president too.
The people are very unsettled, thanks to this disputed boundary question, and the badgering of the Natal Government.The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley|Bertram Mitford
But that can be no possible reason for badgering the life out of his father's widow twenty years after his father's death!Orley Farm|Anthony Trollope
Go, and sit, and look sheepish, and sing hymns with the people I've been badgering; and everybody seeing me!Rhoda Fleming, Complete|George Meredith
Abdul Kerim escaped with a slight reprimand, but I afterwards heard the other men badgering him.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
There was more of this pleading and emotional badgering until finally out of sheer exhaustion Angela said yes.The "Genius"|Theodore Dreiser