- a wombat.
- bandicoot (def. 2).
verb (used with object)
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Origin of badger
OTHER WORDS FROM badgerun·badg·ered, adjectiveun·badg·er·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for badger
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