Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of harrass.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • After she re-entered with the sign, they again harrassed her. —

    Google and the Anti-Obama Bloggers - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Then the Hustler - entertaining naughty guy has been harrassed from the blogosphere perhaps by those who would like to see only thoughts more sanitised.

    Litterati Bloggerati Susah Hati

  • I was member of the Gothique Sisterhood for some time, starting in SWG then moving to WoW - and while I can remeber two times where we were "harrassed" in some way while I was online, I would count one of these as "in game" which some others in the sisterhood did not and one which was out of line for sure - that over the course of .. hmm .. maybe a year.

    And the sign said...

  • Kids as a whole are at risk for being "harrassed", just ask kids in schools with the "gang" mentality.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • And we’re hearing reports of al-Qaeda targets being killed and harrassed and — well, if not contained, harrassed; let’s stick with "harrassed," for sake of making presumptions.

    Drones & Alternatives | ATTACKERMAN

  • Mture deer prefer the safety of a common undisturbed source of food where they can get to it and leave without being harrassed.

    Seven Reasons to Stop Baiting Whitetails Now

  • The poor harrassed Eton type is frequently shown sweating in chinos and a rugby shirt, cordially suggesting Prince Harry be returned in full working order, rather than in a partwork of ears and fingers.

    Grace Dent's TV OD: The Taking Of Prince Harry

  • My hope is that any Republican or Democrat that is a dick about the stimulus package (as many a Republican and some liberal Democrats were about the Bank bailout) will be shut out and harrassed for 4 (hopefully 8!) years.

    Matthew Yglesias » 80 Votes?

  • I frankly am tired of hearing how all the problems in the world are because "I'm black" ... not just in this instance but in EVERY instance where a black person is accused of, suspected of or hell. .because it looked suspicious it is always about "race" ... they harrassed me because I'm black, they arrested me becauser I'm black, they wouldn't hire me because I'm black.

    First on the CNN Ticker: GOP questions Obama's police criticism

  • Yes, they should not have harrassed this guy after they established that he was the home owner.

    NRCC targets Obama for saying Cambridge cop 'acted stupidly'

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  • I have long since adopted the pterodactyl pronunciation as standard.

    March 24, 2011

  • Does anyone here put emphasis on different syllables for "harassed" and "harassment"?

    March 24, 2011

  • For me, it's "huh-RAST". The first vowel is a schwa, and it's not even close to the vowel in "hat".

    March 24, 2011

  • I'd roll that double r.

    March 21, 2011

  • The second one you list, but with the first vowel as in "hat".

    March 21, 2011

  • None of the below. ['hærəst], with the vowel of hat, not hair.

    March 21, 2011

  • Do you pronounce this "HAIR-ust", "huh-RAST" or "HAIR-assed"?

    March 21, 2011