|Origin:||empestrer 'to prevent from moving properly', from Vulgar Latin pastoria 'something that ties animals' legs together'; influenced by pest|
pes‧ter [intransitive and transitive]
She'd been pestered by reporters for days.
pester somebody for something
I can't even walk down the street without being continually pestered for money.
pester somebody to do something
The kids have been pestering me to buy them new trainers.