[has-uh l] /ˈhæs əl/ Informal.
a disorderly dispute.
a problem brought about by pressures of time, money, inconvenience, etc.:
Finding a decent place to have lunch in this neighborhood is always a hassle.
verb (used without object), hassled, hassling.
to dispute or quarrel:
children hassling over who has the most toys.
to take time or effort:
We don’t want to hassle with all that waiting in line.
verb (used with object), hassled, hassling.
to bother, annoy, or harass:
I’ll do the work, so don’t hassle me.
a prolonged argument; wrangle
a great deal of trouble; difficulty; nuisance
(intransitive) to quarrel or wrangle
(transitive) to cause annoyance or trouble to (someone); harass
1945, American English, perhaps from U.S. Southern dialectal hassle “to pant, breathe noisily” (1928), of unknown origin; or perhaps from hatchel “to harass” (1800), which may be a variant of hazel, the name of the plant that furnished switches for whippings. Noted in 1946 as a show biz vogue word.
1951, from hassle (n.). Related: Hassled; hassling.
[1920s+, but mainly 1940s+; origin unknown; probably fr hatchel, ”to harass,” found by 1800, a hatchel being an instrument for beating flax, and related to heckle;perhaps fr hazel, with a variant hassle, the switch used for beatings; hazel oil meant ”a beating” by 1678]
[has-uh k] /ˈhæs ək/ noun 1. a thick, firm cushion used as a footstool or for kneeling. 2. (def 6). 3. a rank tuft of coarse grass or sedge, as in a bog. /ˈhæsək/ noun 1. a firm upholstered cushion used for kneeling on, esp in church 2. a thick clump of grass n. Old […]
[hast] /hæst/ verb, Archaic. 1. 2nd person singular present indicative of . [hav; unstressed huh v, uh v; for 26 usually haf] /hæv; unstressed həv, əv; for 26 usually hæf/ verb (used with object), present singular 1st person have, 2nd have or (Archaic) hast, 3rd has or (Archaic) hath, present plural have; past singular 1st […]
[ahs-tah lah vees-tah; English hah-stuh luh vee-stuh] /ˈɑs tɑ lɑ ˈvis tɑ; English ˈhɑ stə lə ˈvi stə/ interjection, Spanish. 1. until I see you; until we meet; so long. noun good bye Word Origin Spanish Spanish, literally “until the meeting (again),” salutation in parting.
[ahs-tah lwe-gaw; English hah-stuh loo-ey-goh] /ˈɑs tɑ ˈlwɛ gɔ; English ˈhɑ stə luˈeɪ goʊ/ interjection, Spanish. 1. see you later; so long. Spanish, literally “until soon;” salutation in parting.