What does hassle mean?

Definitions for hassle
ˈhæs əlhas·sle

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fuss, trouble, bother, hasslenoun

    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-tumbleverb

    disorderly fighting

  3. harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeverb

    annoy continually or chronically

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


  1. hassleverb

    to dispute or quarrel, often over petty disagreements.

  2. hassleverb

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


  1. hasslenoun

    Trouble, bother, unwanted annoyances or problems.

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

  2. hasslenoun

    A fight or argument.

  3. hasslenoun

    An action which is not worth the difficulty involved.

  4. hassleverb

    To trouble, to bother, to annoy.

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

  5. hassleverb

    To pick a fight or start an argument.


  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

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  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

Examples of hassle in a Sentence

  1. Kees Koolen:

    In Europe there's a lot of hassle and a lot of procedures to follow. It takes a long time.

  2. Lars Vilks:

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

  3. Kosaku Yada:

    I think landlords appreciate anything that makes it easier to receive payments on time with less hassle for the renter, also, in an age of increased shared housing, the group payment service makes splitting rent much more user-friendly.

  4. Eli Finkel:

    Online dating becomes a hassle for... those individuals -- especially the women -- who find themselves deluged with suitors, for them, the process quickly starts to feel like work rather than fun.

  5. Billionaire Mori Arkin:

    If we wait a few months, we would have the same price without all the hassle and risk involved in a Mylan deal.

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  • مشاحنةArabic
  • plage, mas, chikanere, slagsmål, skænderi, genere, bøvl, besværDanish
  • plagen, Mühe, Zank, Streit, nerven, provozieren, ärgern, ÄrgerGerman
  • aperrear, apuro, molestar, fastidiar, molestia, lío, complicación, provocar, riña, fastidio, fregar, jaleo, tropiezo, bronca, peleaSpanish
  • دردسرPersian
  • kiusata, riita, hässäkkä, hulina, kinaFinnish
  • provoquer, tracas, lutte, harceler, dispute, peineFrench
  • तंग करना, द्राविडी प्राणायाम, सिर खानाHindi
  • טִרחָהHebrew
  • haweneMāori
  • styrNorwegian
  • problem, kłopot, kłótniaPolish
  • aborrecer, incomodarPortuguese
  • препя́тствие, спорить, донимать, напрягать, надоедать, барье́р, ссора, докучать, нервотрёпка, тру́дность, ссориться, моро́ка, поме́ха, доставать, прегра́да, геморро́йRussian
  • besvär, krångelSwedish

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    closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • A. busy
    • B. aligned
    • C. squashy
    • D. tight

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