Harass - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhærəs|  American pronunciation of the word harass
Brit.  |ˈharəs|  British pronunciation of the word harass

verb

- annoy continually or chronically(syn: beset, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, harry, hassle, molest, plague, provoke)

This man harasses his female co-workers

- exhaust by attacking repeatedly

harass the enemy

Examples

She was constantly harassed by the other students.

He claims that he is being unfairly harassed by the police.

The troops harrassed the defeated army throughout its retreat.

A number of black youths have complained of being harassed by the police.

One woman claimed that she had been sexually harassed by a male manager.

This man harasses his female co-workers

...a group of roughnecks like to hang out at the roadhouse and harass people...

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: harass
he/she/it: harasses
present participle: harassing
past tense: harassed
past participle: harassed
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