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Synonyms of hassle in English:


  • 1 parking in the city centre is a hassle the hassle of child care
    inconvenience, bother, nuisance, problem, struggle, difficulty, annoyance, irritation, thorn in one's flesh/side, bane of one's life;
    trials and tribulations, fuss, trouble
    North American informal pain in the butt
    British vulgar slang pain in the arse
  • 2North American you'd better not get into a hassle with that guy
    Irish , North American , & Australian  donnybrook
    informal tiff, set-to, run-in, spat, scrap, dust-up
    British informal row, barney, slanging match, ding-dong, bust-up, bit of argy-bargy, ruck
    Scottish informal rammy
    North American informal rhubarb
    archaic broil, miff
    Scottish archaic threap, collieshangie
    [Antonyms] agreement
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  • they were hassling him to pay up
    harass, pester, nag, go on at, keep on at, keep after, badger, hound, harry, harp on at, chivvy, trouble, bother, worry, torment, annoy, plague, bedevil, persecute
    informal bug, give someone a hard time, get in someone's hair, get on someone's case, get on someone's back, breathe down someone's neck
    Northern English  mither
    North American informal devil, ride
    Australian/New Zealand informal heavy
    rare discommode
    [Antonyms] leave in peace
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