badgerer vs heckler what difference

what is difference between badgerer and heckler



badger +‎ -er


badgerer (plural badgerers)

  1. One who badgers.
    • 2006, Denis Clifford, Quick & Legal Will Book, Nolo, →ISBN, pg. 6:
      Since you’ve bought this book and intend to make a will, I won’t badger you with dire warnings about what would happen if you die without a will. (Anyway, I’ve never been an effective badgerer.)
  2. A dog used in baiting badgers.
    • 1883, Richard Doddridge Blackmore, Cripps, the Carrier: A Woodland Tale, publ. S. Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, pg. 417:
      And when the second-best ambition of his life arrived by coach — that notable dog, “Pablo” — if Christopher could have sniffed lightest scent of Beckley, or Shotover, in the black dog- winkles of his nostrils, the odds are ten to one that Oxford never would have sighed (as all through the October term she did) at the loss of her finest badgerer.


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heckle +‎ -er



heckler (plural hecklers)

  1. One who heckles; somebody who insults, makes fun of, or teases.
  2. (US, military, slang) An aircraft flying attack missions at night.
  3. Alternative form of hackler (worker who separates flax)

Related terms

  • heckler’s veto


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