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harasser

[ huh-ras, har-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF harasser
  • as inbrowbeater
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Synonyms for harasser

  • bulldozer
  • intimidator
  • ruffian
  • tormentor
  • tyrant
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WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from French harasser "tire out, vex," possibly from Old French harer "set a dog on," and perhaps blended with Old French harier "to harry, draw, drag" [Barnhart]. Originally "to lay waste, devastate," sense of "distress" is from 1650s. Related: Harassed; harassing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HARASSER

browbeater

nounbully
  • bulldozer
  • harasser
  • intimidator
  • ruffian
  • tormentor
  • tyrant
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