To Badger someon




Previous Page

To Badger someon : Phrases



Meaning:

A person that is being harried or annoyed incessantly.


Example:







Origin:

This comes from the cruel
sport of badger baiting. The unfortunate animal was placed in an upturned barrel and dogs were then released to drag it out. When the animals emerged the badger was separated from the hounds and then put back into the barrel to start all over again until the inevitable occurred.





Phrases Index





From To Badger to HOME PAGE



privacy policy