pester

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In the senses of “overcrowd (a place)” and “impede (a person)”: from Middle French and Old French empestrer (encumber), influenced by English pest. The modern sense is an extension of the sense “infest”. Comparable to English construction pest + -er (used to form frequentative verbs).

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pester (third-person singular simple present pesters, present participle pestering, simple past and past participle pestered)

  1. (transitive) To bother, harass, or annoy persistently.

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Noun[edit]

pester (plural pesters)

  1. A bother or nuisance.

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Dutch[edit]

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pester m (plural pesters, diminutive pestertje n)

  1. person who annoys somebody else

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From peste +‎ -er.

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pester

  1. to rant, curse, fulminate

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

pester m or f

  1. indefinite plural of pest

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Noun[edit]

pester m or f

  1. indefinite feminine plural of pest

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pьstrъ (variegated).

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pẹ́ster (comparative pẹ́strejši, superlative nȁjpẹ́strejši)

  1. colourful, variegated

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Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. péster péstra péstro
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative péster ind
péstri def
péstra péstro
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
péstro péstro
genitive péstrega péstre péstrega
dative péstremu péstri péstremu
locative péstrem péstri péstrem
instrumental péstrim péstro péstrim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative péstra péstri péstri
accusative péstra péstri péstri
genitive péstrih péstrih péstrih
dative péstrima péstrima péstrima
locative péstrih péstrih péstrih
instrumental péstrima péstrima péstrima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative péstri péstre péstra
accusative péstre péstre péstra
genitive péstrih péstrih péstrih
dative péstrim péstrim péstrim
locative péstrih péstrih péstrih
instrumental péstrimi péstrimi péstrimi