hassle


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has·sle

 (hăs′əl) Informal
n.
1. An argument or a fight.
2. Trouble; bother.
v. has·sled, has·sling, has·sles
v.intr.
To argue or fight: customers hassling with merchants over high prices.
v.tr.
To bother or harass: street gangs hassling passersby.

[From American dialectal (Southeast) hassle, to pant (as from exertion), perhaps of imitative origin or akin to British dialectal hassle, to hack at, saw away at with a blunt blade.]

hassle

(ˈhæsəl)
n
1. a prolonged argument; wrangle
2. a great deal of trouble; difficulty; nuisance
vb
3. (intr) to quarrel or wrangle
4. (tr) to cause annoyance or trouble to (someone); harass
[C20: of unknown origin]

has•sle

(ˈhæs əl)

n., v. -sled, -sling. Informal. n.
1. a disorderly dispute.
2. a troublesome or trying situation; bother.
v.i.
3. to dispute or quarrel.
4. to be put to inconvenience, exertion, etc.: to hassle with heavy traffic.
v.t.
5. to bother or harass.
[1935–40; orig. uncertain]

hassle


Past participle: hassled
Gerund: hassling

Imperative
hassle
hassle
Present
I hassle
you hassle
he/she/it hassles
we hassle
you hassle
they hassle
Preterite
I hassled
you hassled
he/she/it hassled
we hassled
you hassled
they hassled
Present Continuous
I am hassling
you are hassling
he/she/it is hassling
we are hassling
you are hassling
they are hassling
Present Perfect
I have hassled
you have hassled
he/she/it has hassled
we have hassled
you have hassled
they have hassled
Past Continuous
I was hassling
you were hassling
he/she/it was hassling
we were hassling
you were hassling
they were hassling
Past Perfect
I had hassled
you had hassled
he/she/it had hassled
we had hassled
you had hassled
they had hassled
Future
I will hassle
you will hassle
he/she/it will hassle
we will hassle
you will hassle
they will hassle
Future Perfect
I will have hassled
you will have hassled
he/she/it will have hassled
we will have hassled
you will have hassled
they will have hassled
Future Continuous
I will be hassling
you will be hassling
he/she/it will be hassling
we will be hassling
you will be hassling
they will be hassling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hassling
you have been hassling
he/she/it has been hassling
we have been hassling
you have been hassling
they have been hassling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hassling
you will have been hassling
he/she/it will have been hassling
we will have been hassling
you will have been hassling
they will have been hassling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hassling
you had been hassling
he/she/it had been hassling
we had been hassling
you had been hassling
they had been hassling
Conditional
I would hassle
you would hassle
he/she/it would hassle
we would hassle
you would hassle
they would hassle
Past Conditional
I would have hassled
you would have hassled
he/she/it would have hassled
we would have hassled
you would have hassled
they would have hassled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hassle - an angry disturbancehassle - an angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"
disturbance, perturbation - activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption; "the term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset"; "he looked around for the source of the disturbance"; "there was a disturbance of neural function"
2.hassle - disorderly fightinghassle - disorderly fighting      
fighting, combat, fight, scrap - the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
Verb1.hassle - annoy continually or chronicallyhassle - 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

hassle

(Informal)
noun
1. trouble, problem, difficulty, upset, bother, grief (informal), trial, struggle, uphill (S. African), inconvenience I don't think it's worth the money or the hassle.
verb
1. bother, bug (informal), annoy, harry, hound, harass, badger, pester, get on your nerves (informal), be on your back (slang), get in your hair (informal), breath down someone's neck My husband started hassling me.

hassle

noun
Informal. A discussion, often heated, in which a difference of opinion is expressed:
Informal: rhubarb, tangle.
verb
Informal. To engage in a quarrel:
Informal: tangle.
Translations
جِدال ، خِصاممَتاعِب أو إزْعاجيُجادِل، يُخاصِميُزْعِج، يُضايِق
hádat sehádkaotravovatpotížspor
besværdiskussiondiskuteregeneremas
macera
ergjarífast, òrætarifrildivandræîi, umstang, vesen
kvaršinti galvąpeštissusipešimassusivaidijimasvaidytis
grūtībasķīvētiesķīviņšmokaspiekasīties
çekişmedertgüçlükhuzurunu kaçırmaksıkıntı

hassle

[ˈhæsl]
A. N (= problem, difficulty) → lío m, problema m
no hassle!¡no hay problema!
it's not worth the hassleno vale la pena
B. VTmolestar, fastidiar

hassle

[ˈhæsəl]
n (= fuss) → histoire f, histoires fpl
It was a lot of hassle → C'était toute une histoire.
Washing is a real hassle in a house with one cold tap → C'est toujours toute une histoire de laver le linge dans une maison qui n'a qu'un robinet d'eau froide.
Weddings are so much hassle that you need a break afterwards to recover → Les mariages sont de telles histoires qu'il faut toujours prendre des petites vacances pour récuperer.
it's not worth the hassle → ça n'en vaut pas la peine
to avoid the hassle of doing sth → ne pas s'embêter à faire qch
I don't want the hassle of having to persuade him → Je ne veux pas m'embêter à devoir le convaincre. hassle-free
vtenquiquiner hassle-free [ˌhæsəlˈfriː] adj [experience, holiday, journey] → peinard(e)

hassle

(inf)
nAuseinandersetzung f; (= bother, trouble)Mühe f, → Theater nt (inf); we had a real hassle getting these tickets for tonightes war ein richtiges Theater (inf)or es hat uns (dat)viel Mühe gemacht, diese Karten für heute Abend zu bekommen; getting there is such a hasslees ist so umständlich, dorthin zu kommen; commuting is a bit of a hasslePendeln ist etwas lästig; it’s too much hassle cooking for myselfes ist mir zu umständlich or mühsam, für mich allein zu kochen; don’t worry, it’s no hassle!keine Sorge, es macht keine Mühe or Umstände!; legal hasslesAnwaltskram m (inf); don’t give me any hasslemach kein Theater (inf); it’s not worth the hasslees ist die ganze Mühe or das ganze Theater (inf)nicht wert
vt
(= mess around)schikanieren
(= keep on at)bedrängen; keep hassling them till they paybleib ihnen auf den Fersen, bis sie bezahlen; stop hassling melass mich in Ruhe!; I’m feeling a bit hassledich fühle mich etwas im Stress (inf)or unter Druck; she gets easily hassledsie lässt sich leicht unter Druck setzen; he was always being hassled for moneyman wollte ständig Geld von ihm
vi keep hasslingbleib ihm/ihnen etc auf den Fersen; in a job like this you have to be prepared to hasslein diesem Job muss man (anderen) Dampf machen können

hassle

[ˈhæsl] (fam)
2. vtseccare, scocciare

hassle

(ˈhӕsl) noun
1. trouble or fuss. It's such a hassle to get to work on time: Travelling with children is such a hassle.
2. a fight or argument. I got into a bit of a hassle with a couple of thugs.
verb
1. to argue or fight. It seemed pointless to hassle over such a small matter.
2. to annoy (a person). I don't like people hassling me.
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