Definition and Meanings for bother
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Part of Speech of bother
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb, noun
Etymology of bother
Meaning of bother
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to annoy; to trouble; to worry; to perplex. see pother.
as intransitive verb
- to feel care or anxiety; to make or take trouble; to be troublesome.
- one who, or that which, bothers; state of perplexity or annoyance; embarrassment; worry; disturbance; petty trouble; as, to be in a bother.