verb (used with object)
Words nearby pester
Origin of pester
SYNONYMS FOR pester
OTHER WORDS FROM pesterpes·ter·er, nounpes·ter·ing·ly, adverbpes·ter·some, adjectiveun·pes·tered, adjective
Examples from the Web for pestered
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