WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
pes•ter /ˈpɛstɚ/USA pronunciation v. [+ object]

    to be a pest;
    trouble:Quit pestering me!

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

pester /ˈpɛstə/ vb
  1. (transitive) to annoy or nag continually
Etymology: 16th Century: from Old French empestrer to hobble (a horse), from Vulgar Latin impāstōriāre (unattested) to use a hobble, from pāstōria (unattested) a hobble, from Latin pāstōrius relating to a herdsman, from pastor herdsman

ˈpesterer n ˈpesteringly adv

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