Molest - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |məˈlest|  American pronunciation of the word molest
Brit.  |məˈlɛst|  British pronunciation of the word molest

verb

- harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to
- annoy continually or chronically (syn: beset, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, harass, harry, hassle, plague, provoke)

Examples

He was sent to jail for molesting children.

It was illegal to molest, capture, or kill any of the animals in the park.

a dog that was molesting sheep

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: molest
he/she/it: molests
present participle: molesting
past tense: molested
past participle: molested
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