belager

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic: from belagen +‎ -er: belagen 'to waylay, vex, harass' (from be- + laag 'ambush')

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: be‧la‧ger

Noun[edit]

belager m (plural belagers, diminutive belagertje n)

  1. A harasser, crafty and/or persistent assailant, even a stalker
    Nadat zijn belagers hem moe getergd hadden ging de jonge beer het gevecht met de honden aan
    After his assailants taunted him over the top, the young bear engaged in a fight with the hounds

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

belager

  1. First-person singular present of belagern.
  2. Imperative singular of belagern.