AskDefine | Define harry

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1 annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers" [syn: harass, hassle, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke]
2 make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes [syn: ravage] [also: harried]

User Contributed Dictionary

see Harry




  1. To bother; to trouble.

Extensive Definition

Harry may refer to:

See also

harry in French: Harry
harry in Chinese: 哈利

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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