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  1. blouen's Avatar
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    #1

    someone

    What do you call someone who is very somewhat annoyingly insistent?


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    #2

    Re: someone

    You could say they were "pushy".

    "He's so pushy. He keeps asking me to go out with him, even though I've told him I'm not interested."
    pushy


    adjective excessively self-assertive or ambitious.

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    #3

    Re: someone

    Thanks!

    I think Im a bit pushy myself. hehe...

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    #4

    Smile Re: someone

    I would say "a nagging person"

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    #5

    Re: someone

    But I dont nag anybody Veron.

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    Talking Re: someone

    I'm sure you don't and you won't

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    #7

    Re: someone

    Yah, I think that kind of person is a nuisance. I do agree with you blouen that sometimes you can be a bit pushy.

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    #8

    Re: someone

    There is a good word that means roughly the same as 'nag', but often from a position of inferiority - 'pester'. 'Pestering' is what a toddler does at the supermarket.

    Oddly, while a singer sings, a pest pesters.

    b
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    Marketeers who aim advertising campaigns at children so that they will pester their parents to buy something are said to be 'harnessing pester power'.
    Last edited by BobK; 05-Sep-2007 at 10:44. Reason: PS added

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