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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. bother: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. bother: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. bother: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. bother: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. bother: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. bother, bother: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Bother, bother: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. bother: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. bother: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. bother: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. bother: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. bother: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Bother, bother: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. bother: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. bother: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. bother: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Bother (song), Bother: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Bother: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. bother: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. bother: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. bother: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. bother: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. BOTHER: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  24. bother: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. bother: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. bother: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. bother: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. bother: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. bother: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. bother: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. bother: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Bother: Dublin Slang and Phrasebook [home, info]
  2. bother: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (bother)

noun:  something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness ("A bit of a bother")
noun:  an angry disturbance ("A spot of bother")
verb:  make confused or perplexed or puzzled
verb:  make nervous or agitated ("The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster")
verb:  intrude or enter uninvited ("Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers")
verb:  take the trouble to do something; concern oneself ("Don't bother, please")
verb:  cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations ("Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me")
verb:  to cause inconvenience or discomfort to

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