Definition of 'badger'
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Expect to see owls, and maybe the odd badger and fox. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I lived as a badger for six weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With badgers and foxes he pushes the boundaries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You are unlikely to see badgers by chance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was not possible to identify whether badgers or cattle were the source of infection. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have seen an enormous increase in the badger population. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Badger and fox also visit the park. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)What a joy it is to see badgers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If true this could explain why both badgers and cattle in these areas are affected. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The badger population can be sustained only if food is available to support it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So you can see the sleeping badgers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The huge increase in the badger population coincides perfectly in time and space and detail with the decline in hedgehogs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The location: otters and badgers are your only neighbours. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The general opinion is that it's not a fox but a badger. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He kicked away the straw and there was a badger, apparently dead. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The strong likelihood is that the cattle infect the badgers, not vice versa. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If you fail to see a badger you can always become a Zen monk. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I remember seeing my first badger and fox on those early morning strolls. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)There will be a reduced risk to badgers themselves, cattle and other wildlife if the density of infectious badgers is low. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Perhaps badgers live more glamorous lives than I realise. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A fox, a badger and a mole. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I must say it's quite refreshing to see a badger that is quite so despicable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He added: 'We would allow them to set what they deemed to be the minimum acceptable badger population. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'badger'
British English: badger /ˈbædʒə/ NOUN
A badger is a wild animal with a white head with two wide black stripes on it.
- American English: badger
- Arabic: غُرَيْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: texugo
- Chinese: 獾
- Croatian: jazavac
- Czech: jezevec
- Danish: grævling
- Dutch: das dier
- European Spanish: tejón
- Finnish: mäyrä
- French: blaireau animal
- German: Dachs
- Greek: ασβός
- Italian: tasso
- Japanese: アナグマ
- Korean: 오소리
- Norwegian: grevling
- Polish: borsuk
- European Portuguese: texugo
- Romanian: bursuc
- Russian: барсук
- Spanish: tejón
- Swedish: grävling
- Thai: สัตว์สี่เท้ามีขนสีเทาหัวมีลายเส้นสีขาวตัดกับขนสีเทา
- Turkish: porsuk
- Ukrainian: борсук
- Vietnamese: con lửng
British English: badger VERB
If you badger someone, you repeatedly tell them to do something or repeatedly ask them questions.
She badgered her doctor time and again, pleading with him to do something.
Definition of badger from the Collins English Dictionary
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