Bother Both"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bothered} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bothering}.] [Cf. Ir. buaidhirt trouble, buaidhrim I vex.] To annoy; to trouble; to worry; to perplex. See {Pother}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The imperative is sometimes used as an exclamation mildly imprecatory. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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