Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Audio (US) (file)
- Rushed; panicked; overly busy or preoccupied.
- The entire place teemed with harried executives who had no time to talk to one another.
- simple past tense and past participle of
- If they are harried too much, private schools may just dump their charitable status, which confers tax breaks, on average, only £250 per child per year. — Best articles: Britain: Don't put the squeeze on private schools, The Week, Issue 605, page 14.