Hassle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhæsl|  American pronunciation of the word hassle
Brit.  |ˈhas(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word hassle

noun

- an angry disturbance (syn: bother, fuss, trouble)
- disorderly fighting (syn: dogfight, rough-and-tumble, scuffle, tussle)

verb

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

Examples

I don't feel like cooking tonight, it's too much hassle.

It's such a hassle not having a washing machine.

Stop hassling me! I said I'll call them tomorrow.

All this paperwork is a hassle.

They've had to deal with flight delays and all of the other hassles of holiday travel.

He got into a hassle with his landlord.

Other kids were always hassling her because she was overweight.

I'm sick of being hassled by telemarketers.

I don't have time to hassle with you about this! Just do what I tell you to do!

Stop hassling me about washing the car.

Customers often hassle with merchants over high prices.

It was a hassle to get a visa.

Cleaning is less of a hassle if you develop a regular routine.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: hassle
he/she/it: hassles
present participle: hassling
past tense: hassled
past participle: hassled
noun
singular: hassle
plural: hassles
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