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Definition of Badger


  1. An itinerant licensed dealer in commodities used for food; a hawker; a huckster; -- formerly applied especially to one who bought grain in one place and sold it in another.
  2. A carnivorous quadruped of the genus Meles or of an allied genus. It is a burrowing animal, with short, thick legs, and long claws on the fore feet. One species (M. vulgaris), called also brock, inhabits the north of Europe and Asia; another species (Taxidea Americana / Labradorica) inhabits the northern parts of North America. See Teledu.
  3. A brush made of badgers' hair, used by artists.
  4. To tease or annoy, as a badger when baited; to worry or irritate persistently.
  5. To beat down; to cheapen; to barter; to bargain.
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Badger Translations

badger in Afrikaans is ratel
badger in Dutch is das
badger in French is blaireau
badger in German is Dachs
badger in Hungarian is borz
badger in Italian is tasso
badger in Portuguese is texugo