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Definition 1: sturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere - [noun denoting animal]

(badger is a kind of ...) fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals

(... is a kind of badger ) a variety of badger native to America

(... is a kind of badger ) a variety of badger native to Europe and Asia

(... is a kind of badger ) small ferret-like badger of southeast Asia

(... is a kind of badger ) southeast Asian badger with a snout like a pig

Definition 2: a native or resident of Wisconsin - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for badger in the sense of this definition

(badger is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of the United States

Definition 3: persuade through constant efforts - [verb of communication]

(badger is a kind of ...) cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm

"You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"

Definition 4: annoy persistently - [verb of emotion]

Samples where badger or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The children teased the boy because of his stammer

Synonyms for badger in the sense of this definition

(badger is a kind of ...) treat cruelly

"The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

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