Definitions For Bother


  • Something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness
  • An angry disturbance
  • Someone or something that is annoying or that causes trouble
  • Trouble or difficulty


  • Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
  • Make confused or perplexed or puzzled
  • Make nervous or agitated
  • Intrude or enter uninvited
  • Take the trouble to do something; concern oneself
  • To cause inconvenience or discomfort to
  • To cause (someone) to feel troubled, worried, or concerned
  • To annoy (someone) : to cause (someone) to feel annoyed
  • To take the time to do something : to make an effort to do something

Is Bother a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Bother is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Bother in a Sentence

  • He's so easygoing. Nothing seems to bother him.
  • Something he said at the meeting has been bothering me.
  • The entire car trip was filled with complaints like, “Mom, David keeps bothering me!” and “Will you tell him to quit bothering me?”.
  • Replacing the windows could be more of a bother than it's worth.
  • I know what a bother driving into the city can be this time of day.
  • “Sorry to bother you.” “That's okay, it's no bother at all.”

Synonyms for Bother

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