Definition Of badger


a heavily built omnivorous nocturnal mammal of the weasel family, typically having a gray and black coat.

They do, however, both belong to the same Mustelidae family which also encompasses badgers , skunks and otters, and that's close enough for us.

a native of Wisconsin.

ask (someone) repeatedly and annoyingly for something; pester.

journalists badgered him about the deals

Example Of badger

  • A badger 's coat looks grey, but the individual hairs are black and white.

  • A great idea, except it doesn't really matter, because nobody minds if you betray them or not - next time, they'll still be badgering you for help.

  • A little higher off the forest floor, they can tick red squirrels, badgers , otters and foxes off their nature checklist, and if they are lucky, spot herds of red deer bounding over the hillside.

  • Above all, though, I've constantly badgered my husband, friends and colleagues asking: ‘What's the time?’

  • Both animals are related species and are members of the Mustelid family, which also includes mink, badgers and weasels.

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