Impester
Impester \Im*pes"ter\, v. t. See {Pester}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • impester — transitive verb Etymology: Middle French empestrer more at pester obsolete : entangle, embarrass …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pester — Pes ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pestered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pestering}.] [Abbrev. fr. impester, fr. OF. empaistrier, empestrer, to entangle the feet or legs, to embarrass, F. emp[^e]trer; pref. em , en (L. in in) + LL. pastorium, pastoria, a fetter …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pestered — Pester Pes ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pestered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pestering}.] [Abbrev. fr. impester, fr. OF. empaistrier, empestrer, to entangle the feet or legs, to embarrass, F. emp[^e]trer; pref. em , en (L. in in) + LL. pastorium, pastoria, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pestering — Pester Pes ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pestered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pestering}.] [Abbrev. fr. impester, fr. OF. empaistrier, empestrer, to entangle the feet or legs, to embarrass, F. emp[^e]trer; pref. em , en (L. in in) + LL. pastorium, pastoria, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pester — pesterer, n. pesteringly, adv. pestersome, adj. /pes teuhr/, v.t. 1. to bother persistently with petty annoyances; trouble: Don t pester me with your trivial problems. 2. Obs. to overcrowd. [1530 40; perh. aph. var. of empester, impester to… …   Universalium

  • pester — [pes′tər] vt. [< obs. impester < OFr empestrer, orig., to hobble a horse at pasture, entangle < VL * impastoriare < L in , IN 1 + VL * pastoria, shackle (see PASTERN): meaning infl. by PEST] 1. to annoy constantly or repeatedly with… …   English World dictionary

  • pester — v.tr. trouble or annoy, esp. with frequent or persistent requests. Derivatives: pesterer n. Etymology: prob. f. impester f. F empestrer encumber: infl. by PEST …   Useful english dictionary

  • empester — empester, v. Obs. var. of impester v., to entangle …   Useful english dictionary

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