Complete Definition of "badger"

English

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Pronunciation
(US) IPA|/'bæʤ�ɻ/
(UK) IPA|/'bæʤ�(r)/
audio|en-us-badger.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æd��(r)|-æd��(r)

Noun
Image:Dachs.jpg|thumb|A badger
en-noun

  1. A common name for any animal of three subfamilies, which belong to the family Mustelidae: Melinae (Eurasian badgers), Mellivorinae (Ratel or honey badger), and Taxideinae (American badger).
  2. A native or resident of the State of Wisconsin (US).
  3. context|plural|vulgar|cant A crew of desperate villains who robbed near rivers, into which they threw the bodies of those they murdered.
  4. A person who makes badges.

Translations
trans-top|animal
Afrikaans: ratel
Albanian: baldosë f
Basque: azkonar
Belarusian: ба���к m
Breton: broc�h g|Breton
Bulgarian: �зове� (jazovec) m
Catalan: teixó m
Cherokee: ��� (uguna)
Croatian: jazavac m
Czech: jezevec m
Danish: grævling g|Danish
Dutch: das m
Esperanto: melo
Estonian: mäger, määr
Faroese: grevlingur m
Finnish: mäyrä
French: blaireau m
Frisian: das g|Frisian
Friulian: tac, tas
Galician: teixugo m, porco teixo m
German: Dachs m
Greek: α�β�� m
Hebrew: ��ר�ת|�ִּ�רִ�ת f
Hungarian: borz
Icelandic: greifingi m
Irish: broc m
Italian: tasso m
Japanese: ���� (anaguma)
Korean: ��리 (osori)
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Kurdish:
*Kurmanji: kurbe�k
Ladin: tas
Latvian: �psis g|Latvian
Lithuanian: barsùkas, opšrùs g|Lithuanian
Lower Sorbian: jazw, šwi�c
Macedonian: jазове� (jazovec) m
Manx: broc
Mongolian, Khalk: до�го (dorog)
Norwegian: grevling m
Occitan: tais m, rabàs m
Polish: borsuk m
Portuguese: texugo m
Romanian: viezure m
Romansh: tais
Russian: ба���к (barsuk) m
Sami: mievri
Sardinian: tassu, cane de ribu
Scottish Gaelic: broc g|Scots Gaelic
Serbian: jазава� (jazavac) m
Seri: ziix hant ctaxoj, xeezej
Slovak: jazvec m
Slovenian: jazbec m
Spanish: tejón m
Swedish: grävling c
Turkish: porsuk
Ukrainian: бо���к (borsuk) m
Upper Sorbian: Å¡winc m
Welsh: mochyn daear m
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trans-top|native of Wisconsin
French: habitant m du Wisconsin
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Italian: abitante m dello Wisconsin
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See also
w:Badger (animal)|Wikipedia article on badgers
Appendix: Animals

;Collective nouns
cete
colony
Appendix: Collective nouns

Verb
badger
en-verb|badgers|badgering|badgered

  1. context|UK|colloquial Passing gas.
  2. To pester, to annoy persistently.

#:He kept badgering her about her bad habits.

Translations
trans-top|pester
Dutch: lastigvallen, plagen
German: belästigen, plagen, piesacken
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Greek: �α�άζ�, ζαλίζ�
Tok Pisin: bagarapim sindaun bilong
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