English to English
1. an angry disturbance
he didn't want to make a fuss|they had labor trouble|a spot of bother
2. something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness
washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer|a bit of a bother|he's not a friend, he's an infliction
3. One who, or that which, bothers; state of perplexity or annoyance; embarrassment; worry; disturbance; petty trouble; as, to be in a bother.
4. take the trouble to do something; concern oneself
He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday|Don't bother, please
5. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me|It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves
6. to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
Sorry to trouble you, but...
7. intrude or enter uninvited
Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers
8. make nervous or agitated
The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster
9. make confused or perplexed or puzzled
10. To annoy; to trouble; to worry; to perplex. See Pother.
11. To feel care or anxiety; to make or take trouble; to be troublesome.