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hassle

has·sle

hassle

 
pronunciation:
hae sl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: something that bothers or troubles someone in a small way.
Planning the party was a hassle because no one would help me.
similar words:
difficulty, nuisance
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: hassled, hassles, hassling
definition: (informal) to bother or cause trouble for.
I hate the way my parents hassle me about homework.
similar words:
bother, harass