Definition of botherer in English:

botherer

noun

  • 1A person who or thing which bothers, annoys, or harasses someone.

  • 2With modifying word: one who persistently pursues, annoys, or (in ironic use) is overly attentive to or enthusiastic about the person or thing specified.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Cobbett's Weekly Political Register. From bother + -er.

Pronunciation

botherer

/ˈbɒð(ə)rə/