bother - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate bother

bother is hyphenated as both-er

How to pronounce bother

bother is pronounced ´bɑːðər

Number of syllables in bother

The number of syllables in bother is 2

What part of speech in bother?

bother can be a transitive verb or a noun or an interjection

How common in the word bother?

bother is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does bother convey?

Has a sentiment score of -2 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'bother'

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Common collocations before 'bother'

did, does, even, know, let, need, never, seem, should, sorry, think, time, want, why, will

Words with similar spelling to bother

bather, brother, fother, mother, other, pother, tother

Synonyms of 'bother'

afflict, aggravate, aggravation, agitation, annoy, annoyance, baffle, bait, botheration, bristle, brouhaha, bug, chivy, concern, confuse, confusion, daze, dazzle, demand, devil, difficulty, disconcertedness, disoblige, disorder, distemper, disturb, disturbance, donnybrook, effort, entangle, exaction, fit, fuddle, get, gripe, harry, headache, inconsiderateness, jumble, loading, matter, mess, needle, Pest, pester, pet, pother, problem, puzzle, puzzlement, riddle, ride, rough-and-tumble, scramble, shuffle, spasm, stew, stir, tease, tizzy, to-do, tumult, turmoil, twitter, uproar, put out, pucker, provoke, presumptuousness, predicament, plight, plague, pique, pickle, perturbation, perturb, persecution, persecute, perplexity, perplex, pell-mell, peeve, pain, overstep, obtrusiveness, nuisance, nudge, nonplus, nettle, nag, mystery, muddle, molestation, molest, mist, miff, melee, maze, maelstrom, lather, jam, irritation, irritate, irritant, irk, infliction, inconveniency, inconvenience, incommodity, incommode, imposition, hullabaloo, hubbub, hounding, hound, helter-skelter, Hector, heckle, haze, hassle, harass, fuss, fret, frenzy, free-for-all, frazzle, fracas, foofaraw, fog, flutter, fluster, flurry, flummox, flap, fix, ferment, fash, exercise, exasperation, exasperate, evil, enigma, embarrassment, embarrass, dustup, drag, downer, dog, dither, distress, disquiet, disorient, disorganize, disorganization, dismay, disconcert, discomposure, discompose, discommodity, discommode, discomfort, discomfiture, discomfit, discombobulate, disadvantage, dilemma, devilment, commotion, cloud, chaos, chafe, bustle, burst, burden, bullyrag, broil, brawl, bore, bewilderment, bewilder, beset, befuddle, bedevil, bedazzle, becloud, bad news, badger, anxiety, ail, agitate, ado, addle, abrade, abash, worry, worriment, whirl, weighting, vortex, vexation, vex, upset, unsettle, unquiet, unhinge, troublesomeness, trouble, trial, torment, swirl, sweat, spurt, shindy, scrape, rumpus, ruffle, ruction, ruckus, row, roughhouse, roil, riot, rile, rattle, rampage, racket, quandary

Common Verb Collocations of bother

answer, ask, be, begin, come, do, explain, get, go, have, know, let, look, make, need, read, reply, say, seem, should, sorry, take, tell, think, try, want, will, use, 'll, 's

Common Adjective Collocations of bother

able, busy, early, far, few, first, good, great, honest, important, late, lazy, likely, little, long, many, much, necessary, old, other, own, pretty, short, small, sorry, such, tire, trivial, worth, Most

Common Adverb Collocations of bother

again, anymore, around, as, away, back, else, enough, even, ever, here, how, just, long, much, never, no, not, now, often, particularly, really, so, then, though, too, very, when, why, So

Common Conjunction Collocations of bother

and, but, nor, or

Lists containing bother

Spache Words
Dale Chall Words
Synonyms of 'abrade'
Synonyms of 'addle'
Synonyms of 'ado'
Synonyms of 'afflict'
Synonyms of 'aggravate'
Synonyms of 'aggravation'
Synonyms of 'agitate'
Synonyms of 'agitation'
Synonyms of 'ail'
Synonyms of 'annoy'
Synonyms of 'annoyance'
Synonyms of 'anxiety'
Synonyms of 'bad news'
Synonyms of 'badger'
Synonyms of 'baffle'
Synonyms of 'bait'
Synonyms of 'becloud'
Synonyms of 'bedazzle'
Synonyms of 'bedevil'
Synonyms of 'befuddle'
Synonyms of 'beset'
Synonyms of 'bewilder'
Synonyms of 'bind'
Synonyms of 'bore'
Synonyms of 'brawl'
Synonyms of 'bristle'
Synonyms of 'broil'
Synonyms of 'brouhaha'
Synonyms of 'bug'
Synonyms of 'burden'
Synonyms of 'burst'
Synonyms of 'bustle'
Synonyms of 'abash'
Words with similar spelling to tother
Words with similar spelling to pother
Words with similar spelling to other
Words with similar spelling to mother
Words with similar spelling to fother
Words with similar spelling to brother
Words with similar spelling to bather
Synonyms of 'chafe'
Synonyms of 'chaos'
Synonyms of 'chivy'
Synonyms of 'cloud'
Synonyms of 'commotion'
Synonyms of 'concern'
Synonyms of 'confuse'
Synonyms of 'confusion'
Synonyms of 'corner'
Synonyms of 'crucify'
Synonyms of 'daze'
Synonyms of 'dazzle'
Synonyms of 'demand'
Synonyms of 'devil'
Synonyms of 'devilment'
Synonyms of 'difficulty'
Synonyms of 'dilemma'
Synonyms of 'disadvantage'
Synonyms of 'discombobulate'
Synonyms of 'discomfit'
Synonyms of 'discomfiture'
Synonyms of 'discomfort'
Synonyms of 'discommode'
Synonyms of 'discompose'
Synonyms of 'discomposure'
Synonyms of 'disconcert'
Synonyms of 'discourage'
Synonyms of 'dismay'
Synonyms of 'disoblige'
Synonyms of 'disorder'
Synonyms of 'disorganization'
Synonyms of 'disorganize'
Synonyms of 'disorient'
Synonyms of 'disquiet'
Synonyms of 'distract'
Synonyms of 'distress'
Synonyms of 'disturb'
Synonyms of 'disturbance'
Synonyms of 'dither'
Synonyms of 'dog'
Synonyms of 'donnybrook'
Synonyms of 'downer'
Synonyms of 'drag'
Synonyms of 'embarrass'
Synonyms of 'embarrassment'
Synonyms of 'encroach'
Synonyms of 'enigma'
Synonyms of 'entangle'
Synonyms of 'evil'
Synonyms of 'exaction'
Synonyms of 'exasperate'
Synonyms of 'exasperation'
Synonyms of 'exercise'
Synonyms of 'fatigue'
Synonyms of 'faze'
Synonyms of 'ferment'
Synonyms of 'fit'
Synonyms of 'fix'
Synonyms of 'flap'
Synonyms of 'flummox'
Synonyms of 'flurry'
Synonyms of 'fluster'
Synonyms of 'flutter'
Synonyms of 'fog'
Synonyms of 'foofaraw'
Common Verb Collocations of anymore
Common Verb Collocations of bra
Common Verb Collocations of conceal
Common Verb Collocations of comb
Common Verb Collocations of disguise
Common Verb Collocations of exasperating
Common Verb Collocations of fuss
Common Verb Collocations of fussing
Common Verb Collocations of grub
Common Verb Collocations of hide
Common Verb Collocations of hello
Common Verb Collocations of huh
Common Verb Collocations of heck
Common Verb Collocations of hassle
Common Verb Collocations of sorry
Common Verb Collocations of unpack
Common Verb Collocations of untie
Common Verb Collocations of unpleasantness
Common Verb Collocations of undress
Common Verb Collocations of tellin
Common Verb Collocations of rhythms
Common Verb Collocations of rambling
Common Verb Collocations of rapped
Common Verb Collocations of reply
Common Verb Collocations of overmuch
Common Verb Collocations of niceties
Common Verb Collocations of memorizing
Common Verb Collocations of makeup
Common Verb Collocations of introductions
Common Verb Collocations of inform