Synonyms of importune in English:

importune


See definition of importune

verb

1‘he importuned her for some spare change’

SYNONYMS

beg, beseech, entreat, implore, plead with, appeal to, apply to, call on, supplicate, solicit, petition, enjoin

harass, pester, beset, press, dun, badger, bother, torment, plague, hound, nag, harry, go on at, harp on at

Northern English mither

informal hassle, bug

rare obsecrate

2‘they arrested me for importuning’

SYNONYMS

solicit, make sexual advances, offer one's services as a prostitute

accost, approach

informal proposition

North American informal hustle