What does hassle mean?

Definitions for hassleˈhæs əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hassle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fuss, trouble, bother, hassle(noun)

    an angry disturbance

    "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"

  2. hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumble(verb)

    disorderly fighting

  3. harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke(verb)

    annoy continually or chronically

    "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

GCIDE

  1. hassle(v. i.)

    to dispute or quarrel, often over petty disagreements.

  2. hassle(v. i.)

    To expend excessive time and energy trying to accomplish a task.

Wiktionary

  1. hassle(Noun)

    Trouble, bother, unwanted annoyances or problems.

    I went through a lot of hassle to be the first to get a ticket.

  2. hassle(Noun)

    A fight or argument.

  3. hassle(Noun)

    An action which is not worth the difficulty involved.

  4. hassle(Verb)

    To trouble, to bother, to annoy.

    The unlucky boy was hassled by a gang of troublemakers on his way home.

  5. hassle(Verb)

    To pick a fight or start an argument.

Freebase

  1. Hassle

    Hassle is a location in Närke, Sweden, where a Celtic treasure was found in 1936. The treasure comprises a large bronze cauldron which contained two Bronze Age swords of the Hallstatt type, a pommel of bronze, two bronze buckets with ciste a cordoni, two small hooks of bronze and twelve large circular bronze plates with fittings of iron. All of the items were imported. The cauldron belongs to a special kind of cultic cauldrons usually found in Italy and Greece, while the buckets are of a kind found in southern and central Europe.

Anagrams for hassle »

  1. lashes

  2. halses

  3. shales

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hassle in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hassle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lars Vilks:

    Everything becomes very limited. It's a hassle if you get seen because then you have to move straight away.

  2. Josephine Thomas:

    You've got the grass courts, the umpires, the ball girls, it's just like Wimbledon without the hassle, we like to drink in the atmosphere. Then I'm happy to watch Wimbledon on TV for two weeks.

  3. David Keating:

    I don't think there are any efficiency gains from doing it this way -- the accounting headaches are not insignificant having been on that end of trying to report stuff like this, it seems like a big hassle.

  4. Raghuram Rajan:

    We are willing to work to try and solve the problem, in fact we have some solutions which are coming up on doing low value transactions without too much 'jhanjhat' (hassle) as they call it, but the point is you cannot violate regulations.

  5. Timo Birnschein:

    [ It ] is very comparable feature-wise to the first prototype, the second version is much more reliable and almost road-legal. It's not really, but it's almost there and we are trying to bring this car to the road -- but it's a big hassle to be honest because we have so many new technologies in the car that the technical advisory guys are skeptical.

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Translations for hassle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مشاحنةArabic
  • plage, besvær, bøvl, genere, skænderi, slagsmål, chikanere, masDanish
  • nerven, Ärger, ärgern, Zank, plagen, Mühe, provozieren, StreitGerman
  • pelea, riña, fastidio, tropiezo, provocar, aperrear, lío, molestar, apuro, fastidiar, molestia, complicación, fregar, jaleo, broncaSpanish
  • دردسرPersian
  • hässäkkä, kiusata, kina, hulina, riitaFinnish
  • tracas, peine, dispute, lutte, harceler, provoquerFrench
  • सिर खाना, द्राविडी प्राणायाम, तंग करनाHindi
  • haweneMāori
  • styrNorwegian
  • kłopot, problem, kłótniaPolish
  • incomodar, aborrecerPortuguese
  • барье́р, доставать, донимать, спорить, надоедать, ссора, нервотрёпка, препя́тствие, тру́дность, моро́ка, прегра́да, геморро́й, поме́ха, ссориться, докучать, напрягатьRussian
  • besvär, krångelSwedish

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