bother

All Verb Noun
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  • No one bothers about him, and he has no need of any one. Cited from Jean-Christophe, Vol. I, by Romain Rolland
  • Sometimes the child may need to just talk about what is bothering them.
  • He did not particularly mind, so he never bothered to change it back.
  • All my money was gone, and my wife kept bothering me for more. Cited from The Deserter, by Charles King
  • When in large enough groups, they will not bother any other species of fish.
  • Why need you start bothering about that in the middle of the night? Cited from Pygmalion, by George Bernard Shaw
  • But what bothered them now was where they should go when they escaped. Cited from Billy Whiskers' Adventures, by Frances Trego Montgomery
  • She was bothered he spent more time with his guitar than with her.
  • Do you make your father forget his bothers when he comes in from his business? Cited from Stray Thoughts for Girls, by Lucy H. M. Soulsby
  • You are always bothering about things being wrong, till you make them wrong. Cited from The Farringdons, by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
  • My father, occupied with his financial operations, did not bother himself about me. Cited from The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2), by Alexandre Dumas (pere)
  • But what we looked like or what we had never bothered us. Cited from Green Valley, by Katharine Reynolds
  • Some of the young men are bothering father to make me do it. Cited from Smoke Bellew, by Jack London
  • There is no use in our bothering with them any more to-night. Cited from The Debtor, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Did I need any more bothers than I have had since my return? Cited from Michael Angelo Buonarroti, by Charles Holroyd
  • His wife bothered him until he told her what he meant.
  • I don't know when a thing has bothered me so much. Cited from Dixie Hart, by Will N. Harben
  • But if he bothers them about it they are much more likely to vote against him. Cited from France and the Republic, by William Henry Hurlbert
  • Because the position has little or no authority, no one bothered to tell him about it.
  • He did not receive any high awards upon his return, a fact that bothered him.
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Meaning of bother

  • verb Intrude or enter uninvited
    Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers
  • verb Make nervous or agitated
    The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster
  • verb Make confused or perplexed or puzzled