Definitions of bother:
  • noun:   something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness
    Example: "A bit of a bother"
  • noun:   an angry disturbance
    Example: "A spot of bother"
  • verb:   make confused or perplexed or puzzled
  • verb:   make nervous or agitated
    Example: "The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster"
  • verb:   intrude or enter uninvited
    Example: "Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers"
  • verb:   take the trouble to do something; concern oneself
    Example: "Don't bother, please"
  • verb:   cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    Example: "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"
  • verb:   to cause inconvenience or discomfort to

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