- a wombat.
- bandicoot(def 2).
verb (used with object)
Origin of badger
Related formsun·badg·ered, adjectiveun·badg·er·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for badgering
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.
I could have said that, but that was the day I was upset, because this guy kept on badgering me.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
His head was tired from the corporal's badgering, or he would have been brighter.Uncle Sam's Boys in the Ranks|H. Irving Hancock
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
She's badgering her in her quiet way incessantly,—as far back as when she caught sight of her in that dance at the Elderkins'.
The bare thought of those two badgering my Olivia was enough to drive me frantic.The Doctor's Dilemma|Hesba Stretton