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har·ry

 (hăr′ē)
tr.v. har·ried, har·ry·ing, har·ries
1. To disturb, distress, or exhaust by repeated demands or criticism; harass. See Synonyms at harass.
2.
a. To attack or raid, as in war: Vikings harrying the coast.
b. To force along, as by attacks or blows: "Blue jays were chasing a squirrel, harrying the creature from tree to tree" (Paul Theroux).
3. To batter or buffet. Used of the wind or storms: The wind harried the trees.

[Middle English harien, from Old English hergian; see koro- in Indo-European roots.]

harry

(ˈhærɪ) or

herry

vb, -ries, -rying or -ried
1. (tr) to harass; worry
2. (Military) to ravage (a town, etc), esp in war
[Old English hergian; related to here army, Old Norse herja to lay waste, Old High German heriōn]

har•ry

(ˈhær i)

v. -ried, -ry•ing. v.t.
1. to harass; annoy; torment.
2. to ravage (an area, town, etc.), as in war; devastate.
3. to push (a person) along; hurry forcefully or tormentingly.
v.i.
4. to make harassing incursions.
[before 900; Middle English herien, Old English her(g)ian (derivative of here army); c. Old Saxon heriōn, Old High German herjōn, Old Norse herja to harry, lay waste]

harry


Past participle: harried
Gerund: harrying

Imperative
harry
harry
Present
I harry
you harry
he/she/it harries
we harry
you harry
they harry
Preterite
I harried
you harried
he/she/it harried
we harried
you harried
they harried
Present Continuous
I am harrying
you are harrying
he/she/it is harrying
we are harrying
you are harrying
they are harrying
Present Perfect
I have harried
you have harried
he/she/it has harried
we have harried
you have harried
they have harried
Past Continuous
I was harrying
you were harrying
he/she/it was harrying
we were harrying
you were harrying
they were harrying
Past Perfect
I had harried
you had harried
he/she/it had harried
we had harried
you had harried
they had harried
Future
I will harry
you will harry
he/she/it will harry
we will harry
you will harry
they will harry
Future Perfect
I will have harried
you will have harried
he/she/it will have harried
we will have harried
you will have harried
they will have harried
Future Continuous
I will be harrying
you will be harrying
he/she/it will be harrying
we will be harrying
you will be harrying
they will be harrying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been harrying
you have been harrying
he/she/it has been harrying
we have been harrying
you have been harrying
they have been harrying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been harrying
you will have been harrying
he/she/it will have been harrying
we will have been harrying
you will have been harrying
they will have been harrying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been harrying
you had been harrying
he/she/it had been harrying
we had been harrying
you had been harrying
they had been harrying
Conditional
I would harry
you would harry
he/she/it would harry
we would harry
you would harry
they would harry
Past Conditional
I would have harried
you would have harried
he/she/it would have harried
we would have harried
you would have harried
they would have harried
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.harry - annoy continually or chronicallyharry - annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
needle, goad - goad or provoke,as by constant criticism; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"
annoy, devil, gravel, irritate, nark, rile, vex, nettle, rag, bother, chafe, get at, get to - cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
bedevil, dun, rag, torment, frustrate, crucify - treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
haze - harass by imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in military institutions
2.harry - make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
ruin, destroy - destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"

harry

verb pester, trouble, bother, disturb, worry, annoy, plague, tease, torment, harass, hassle (informal), badger, persecute, molest, vex, bedevil, breathe down someone's neck, chivvy, give someone grief (Brit. & S. African), be on your back (slang), get in your hair (informal) He would exploit and harry his workers.

harry

verb
1. To disturb by repeated attacks:
2. To trouble persistently from or as if from all sides:
3. To make a surprise attack on:
Translations
يُؤلِم، يُزْعِج، يُضايِق
sužovattrápit
chikanereplage
hrjá, valda áhyggjum
mocītplosīt
sužovať
eziyet etmek

Harry

[ˈhærɪ] N (familiar form) of Harold to play old Harry withendiablar, estropear

harry

[ˈhærɪ] VT (Mil) → hostilizar, hostigar; [+ person] → acosar, hostigar

harry

[ˈhæri] vt (= badger, harass) → harceler
to harry sb for sth → harceler qn pour qch

harry

vt
(= hassle) sb, governmentbedrängen, zusetzen (+dat)
(old) countryplündern

harry

[ˈhærɪ] vt (pester) → assillare; (attack persistently) → attaccare

harry

(ˈhӕri) verb
to torment or worry frequently.
References in classic literature ?
With a howl, for the last time they leaped down upon the foe, tearing, harrying, and killing till they themselves were dead by the spear, every one of them except Deathgrip, who crept back sorely wounded to die with Galazi.
That St Withold's of Burton is a howlet's nest worth the harrying.
Cattle and sheep are to be had for harrying, and a man buy both tripods and horses if he wants them, but when his life has once left him it can neither be bought nor harried back again.