Pronunciation: (baj'ur), [key]
1. any of various burrowing, carnivorous mammals of the family Mustelidae, as Taxidea taxus, of North America, and Meles meles, of Europe and Asia.
2. the fur of this mammal.
a. a wombat.
b. bandicoot (def. 2).
4. (cap.) a native or inhabitant of Wisconsin ( the Badger State) (used as a nickname).
5. a swablike device for cleaning excess mortar from the interiors of newly laid tile drains.
to harass or urge persistently; pester; nag: I had to badger him into coming with us.
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