verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR pester
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Origin of pester
OTHER WORDS FROM pesterpes·ter·er, nounpes·ter·ing·ly, adverbpes·ter·some, adjectiveun·pes·tered, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for pester
About two years ago, a woman claimed to be pestered by a spirit throughout the night.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House?|Nina Strochlic|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I quit my fancy art-gallery job, threw myself into a wide variety of classes, and pestered Cory until he offered me a job.
The jazz fan who pestered him for narcotics turned out to be a federal agent.
When I was a kid, I pestered old people with questions about what life had been like in old times.Literary City: Boris Akunin, a Dissident in Moscow|Henry Krempels|April 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They seem bothered and pestered by the very patients and citizens they are sworn to help.
He pestered me to write, and I promised; so mine honour is engaged.The Cloister and the Hearth|Charles Reade
And further tell your father I will not be pestered with this business any longer.Trevlyn Hold|Mrs. Henry Wood
How would you like to be so pestered after such a travel over the rough country roads as I have had?Six Plays|Florence Henrietta Darwin
His duns had found him out, and pursued him in wrath and alarm to England, and pestered him very seriously indeed.The House by the Church-Yard|J. Sheridan Le Fanu
During the whole time he was writing his History he was pestered by duns, and could not leave his home without dodging bailiffs.Tobias Smollett|Oliphant Smeaton