pester power

noun

the ability possessed by a child to nag a parent relentlessly until the parent succumbs and agrees to the child's request

Nearby words

  1. pest,
  2. pest house,
  3. pestalozzi,
  4. pestalozzi, johann heinrich,
  5. pester,
  6. pesthole,
  7. pesthouse,
  8. pesticide,
  9. pestiferous,
  10. pestiferously

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