Meaning of molester in English:


Pronunciation /m??l?st?/


  • 1A person who sexually assaults or abuses someone, especially a woman or child.

    • ‘a serial child molester’
  • 2dated A person who pesters or harasses someone in an aggressive or persistent manner.

    ‘enthusiastic molesters of private property’
    • ‘The force's zero-tolerance policy toward garden-ornament molesters has left them with a sticky problem.’
    • ‘I gave your molesters at the show the slightest possible sentence on your own account.’
    • ‘It seems that they were the earliest and greatest molesters of the Welsh.’
    • ‘In these Apocryphal accounts, they appear as the molesters, assailants, and destroyers of men.’
    • ‘Indeed, it seems naturally to have been the Danes, the great invaders, molesters, and wasters of this city.’