Definitions for badgerˈbædʒ ər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various burrowing, carnivorous mammals of the family Mustelidae, as Taxidea taxus, of North America, and Meles meles, of Europe and Asia.
the fur of this mammal.
(v.t.)to harass or urge persistently; pester; nag.
Origin of badger:
1515–25; var. of badgeard, perh. badge+ -ard , in allusion to white mark on its head
a native or resident of Wisconsin
sturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer(verb)
"The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
persuade through constant efforts
An itinerant licensed dealer in commodities used for food; a hawker; a huckster; -- formerly applied especially to one who bought grain in one place and sold it in another.
A native or resident of the American state of Wisconsin.
Origin: From bageard, from bage, from bage, referring to the animal's badge-like white blaze.
an itinerant licensed dealer in commodities used for food; a hawker; a huckster; -- formerly applied especially to one who bought grain in one place and sold it in another
a carnivorous quadruped of the genus Meles or of an allied genus. It is a burrowing animal, with short, thick legs, and long claws on the fore feet. One species (M. vulgaris), called also brock, inhabits the north of Europe and Asia; another species (Taxidea Americana / Labradorica) inhabits the northern parts of North America. See Teledu
a brush made of badgers' hair, used by artists
to tease or annoy, as a badger when baited; to worry or irritate persistently
to beat down; to cheapen; to barter; to bargain
Translations for badger
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a burrowing animal of the weasel family.
- texugoPortuguese (BR)
- der DachsGerman
- बिज्जू, बिज्जू का चमड़ाHindi
- sejenis musangIndonesian
- grevling; (Australia) vombat, punggrevlingNorwegian
- يوډول حيوان دى چه شايى پلنه او ګڼ ويښتان لري او په غارونو كې او سيږىPashto
- สัตวสี่เท้ามีขนสีเทา และหัวมีลายเส้นสีขาวตัดกับขนสีเทาThai
- 獾Chinese (Trad.)
- نیولے کی قسم کا ایک جانور جو زمین میں سوراخ کرکے رہتا ہےUrdu
- con lửngVietnamese
- 獾Chinese (Simp.)
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