how to pronounce pester


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the above transcription of pester is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

pester is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of pester in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… come and pester you I'll let you sleep …”

meanings of pester


  1. To bother, harass, or annoy persistently.
  2. To crowd together thickly.


  1. A bother or nuisance.

pester frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pester occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics pester can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that pester can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to pester


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