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tr.v. pes·tered, pes·ter·ing, pes·ters
To annoy persistently, as with repeated demands or questions. See Synonyms at harass.

[Probably short for French empestrer, to constrain, embarrass (probably also influenced by pest), from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *impāstōriāre : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Vulgar Latin *pāstōria, a hobble, from Latin, feminine of pāstōrius, of a herdsman (from pāstor, herdsman; see pā- in Indo-European roots).]

pes′ter·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pesterer - a persistently annoying personpesterer - a persistently annoying person  
nudnick, nudnik - (Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest
persecutor, tormenter, tormentor - someone who torments
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If it is being pestered, as had happened before, it is likely to turn on its pesterer," said the judge.
Think of the people who come away dissatisfied with the consultation but shy away from returning for another for fear of looking like a fool or a pesterer.
As WPC Ormand prepared to be filmed with PC Mark Lemoir, 26, who played the pesterer, DCI Anderson reminded jostling film crews exactly why they were there.