WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
be•lea•guer /bɪˈligɚ/USA pronunciation v. [+ object]
  1. to surround and attack with military forces:The city was beleaguered for days by the enemy.
  2. to give trouble or difficulties to;
    harass: the beleaguered taxpayers.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

beleaguer /bɪˈliːɡə/ vb (transitive)
  1. to trouble persistently; harass
  2. to lay siege to
Etymology: 16th Century: from be- + leaguer1




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