Student Thesaurus

2 entries found for bother.
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Entry Word: bother
Function: noun
Text: 1 a state of noisy, confused activity <the whole household was in a bother, as our overnight guests were expected to arrive any minute> -- see COMMOTION
2 one who is obnoxiously annoying <my little sister is such a bother--always following me around!> -- see NUISANCE 1
3 something that is a source of irritation <that task is a real bother> -- see ANNOYANCE 3
4 the feeling of impatience or anger caused by another's repeated disagreeable acts <never let his personal bothers interfere with his responsibilities at work> -- see ANNOYANCE 2