Meaning of importuning in English:

importuning

noun

mass noun
  • 1Persistent harassment of someone for or to do something.

    • ‘he had quit smoking, giving in finally to his wife's importuning’
    1. 1.1The action of approaching someone and requesting or offering sexual services, especially as a prostitute.
      • ‘the claimant then identified himself as a police officer and arrested him for importuning’

Pronunciation

importuning

/ˌɪmpəˈtjuːnɪŋ/ /ˌɪmpɔːˈtjuːnɪŋ/ /ɪmˈpɔːtj(ə)nɪŋ/