(noun, verb)


1. (obsolete) devastation; waste

2. (obsolete) worry; harassment


1. annoy continually or chronically

- This man harasses his female co-workers

Similar word(s): beset, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, harry, hassle, molest, plague, provoke

Definition categories: emotion, annoy, bother, chafe, devil, gravel, irritate, nark, nettle, rag, rile, vex

2. exhaust by attacking repeatedly

- harass the enemy

Definition categories: competition, aggress, attack

Sentences with harass as a verb:

- Nazis and their sympathizers harassed Jews and Gypsies in the early 1940s.