Definition Of bother
(of a circumstance or event) worry, disturb, or upset (someone).
secrecy is an issue that bothers journalists
effort, worry, or difficulty.
he saved me the bother of having to come up with a speech
take the trouble to do something.
nobody bothered locking the doors
Example Of bother
A third goal at that stage would have saved Rangers a lot of bother .
A woman who turned 104 last Thursday had just one wish for her birthday - she didn't want any fuss or bother .
A year earlier the players had presented a programme of works by Bach, Vivaldi, and Mozart without any fuss or bother .
Although Kenneth's absence did bother him, the circumstances of his father's death were his main concern.
And Grace never wanted to bother anybody, never wanted to inconvenience people.