harried

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Simple past tense and past participle of harry
Rushed; panicked; overly busy or preoccupied

The entire place teemed with harried executives who had no time to talk to one another.

{s} harassed, bothered, hassled, tormented; annoyed
troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances; "harassed working mothers"; "a harried expression"; "her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions"; "the vexed parents of an unruly teenager"
past of harry
Harry
A male given name, also used as a pet form of Henry and Harold

Henry now, what a soft swain your Henry is! the proper theme of gentle poesy; a name to fall in love withal; devoted at the font to song and sonnet, and the tender passion; a baptized inamorato; a christened hero. Call him Harry, and see how you ameliorate his condition. The man is free again, turned out of song and sonnet and romance, and young ladies' hearts. Shakspeare understood this well, when he wrote of prince Hal and Harry Hotspur. To have called them Henry would have spoiled both characters.

harry
{v} to teaze, ruffle, daunt, plunder, rob
Harry
{i} male first name (form of Henry or Harold)
Harry
given name, male
harry
To agitate; to worry; to harrow; to harass
harry
{f} destroy, devastate, lay waste; torment, harass, annoy
harry
To strip; to pillage; to lay waste; as, the Northmen came several times and harried the land
harry
To bother; to trouble
harry
To make a predatory incursion; to plunder or lay waste
harry
make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
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If someone harries you, they keep bothering you or trying to get something from you. He is increasingly active in harrying the government in late-night debates. = badger, harass + harried har·ried harried businessmen scurrying from one crowded office to another. = harassed. Belafonte Harry Bertoia Harry Blackmun Harry Bridges Harry Callahan Harry Morey Coase Ronald Harry Cohn Harry Crick Francis Harry Compton Harry Lillis Crosby Haldeman Harry Robbins Harry Heine Hopkins Harry Lloyd Houdini Harry James Harry Haag Jespersen Jens Otto Harry Lewis Harry Sinclair Martinson Harry Edmund Partch Harry Sullivan Harry Stack Truman Harry S. Vardon Harry Warren Harry
harry
to annoy, harass
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annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
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