badger

  • 1 Badger — ist der Name mehrerer Orte: in Kanada: Badger (Neufundland und Labrador) in Großbritannien: Badger (Stropshire) in den Vereinigten Staaten: Badger (Iowa) Badger (Kalifornien) Badger (Kansas) Badger (Kentucky) Badger (Minnesota) Badger (Nebraska)… …

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  • 2 Badger — Badger, IA U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 610 Housing Units (2000): 232 Land area (2000): 1.691226 sq. miles (4.380256 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.691226 sq. miles (4.380256 sq. km)… …

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  • 3 badger — [baj′ər] n. pl. badgers or badger [16th c. term for earlier brock < bageard < ? ME bage,BADGE + ard, ARD, in allusion to white spot on face] 1. any of certain mammals of a family (Mustelidae) of burrowing carnivores (esp. genera Taxidea and …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Badger — Badg er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Badgered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Badgering}.] [For sense 1, see 2d {Badger}; for 2, see 1st {Badger}.] 1. To tease or annoy, as a badger when baited; to worry or irritate persistently. [1913 Webster] 2. To beat down; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 badger — ● badger verbe intransitif Introduire son badge dans un lecteur pour accéder à un local ou en sortir, ou pour enregistrer ses horaires de travail. badger [badʒe] v. intr. ÉTYM. V. 1990; de badge. ❖ ♦ Introduire un badge (3.) dans un lecteur… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 6 Badger, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 610 Housing Units (2000): 232 Land area (2000): 1.691226 sq. miles (4.380256 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.691226 sq. miles (4.380256 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 7 Badger, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 470 Housing Units (2000): 228 Land area (2000): 1.332007 sq. miles (3.449882 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.332007 sq. miles (3.449882 sq. km) FIPS… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 8 Badger, SD — U.S. town in South Dakota Population (2000): 144 Housing Units (2000): 66 Land area (2000): 1.064676 sq. miles (2.757498 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.064676 sq. miles (2.757498 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 9 Badger — Badg er, n. [OE. bageard, prob. fr. badge + ard, in reference to the white mark on its forehead. See {Badge},n.] 1. A carnivorous quadruped of the genus {Meles} or of an allied genus. It is a burrowing animal, with short, thick legs, and long… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Badger — Badg er, n. [Of uncertain origin; perh. fr. an old verb badge to lay up provisions to sell again.] An itinerant licensed dealer in commodities used for food; a hawker; a huckster; formerly applied especially to one who bought grain in one place… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 badger — I verb abuse, afflict, aggravate, aggrieve, annoy, annoy excessively, assail, bait, beset, bother, bully, chafe, discomfort, discommode, discompose, disconcert, disquiet, distress, disturb, disturb keenly, exasperate, excruciate, fret, goad,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 badger — vb *bait, hound, chivy, hector, ride, heckle Analogous words: *annoy, vex, bother, irk: harass, harry, *worry, pester, plague, tease …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 Badger — A coarse, long haired, woolly fur, in light beige with black and white tips; also called blaireau. The hair is 2 in. to 4 in. long …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 14 badger — [v] nag, bother annoy, bait, bug, bully, eat*, give the business*, goad, harass, harry, hassle, heckle, hound, importune, insist on, needle, nudge, pester, plague, ride, tease, torment, work on; concepts 14,51 …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 badger — ► NOUN ▪ a heavily built nocturnal mammal, typically having a grey and black coat and a white striped head. ► VERB ▪ repeatedly and annoyingly ask (someone) to do something. ORIGIN perhaps from BADGE(Cf. ↑badge), with reference to the animal s… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 Badger — For other uses, see Badger (disambiguation). Badger European badger Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 17 badger — /baj euhr/, n. 1. any of various burrowing, carnivorous mammals of the family Mustelidae, as Taxidea taxus, of North America, and Meles meles, of Europe and Asia. 2. the fur of this mammal. 3. Australian. a. a wombat. b. bandicoot (def. 2). 4.… …

    Universalium

  • 18 Badger — Cet article a pour sujet la commune Badger. Pour une définition du mot « badger », voir l’article badger du Wiktionnaire. Badger Administration Pays …

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  • 19 badger — badg·er (băj’ər) n. 1) Any of several carnivorous burrowing mammals of the family Mustelidae, such as Meles meles of Eurasia or Taxidea taxus of North America, having short legs, long claws on the front feet, and a heavy grizzled coat. 2) The fur …

    Word Histories

  • 20 badger — {{11}}badger (n.) 1520s, perhaps from bage badge (see BADGE (Cf. badge)) + ard one who carries some action or possesses some quality, suffix related to M.H.G. hart bold (see ARD (Cf. ard)). If so, the central notion is the badge like white blaze… …

    Etymology dictionary