Synonyms of importune in English:


See US English definition of importune

See UK English definition of importune

See Spanish definition of importunar


1‘he importuned her for some spare change’

beg, beseech, entreat, implore, plead with, appeal to, apply to, call on, supplicate, solicit, petition, enjoin
harass, pester, beset, press, dun, badger, bother, torment, plague, hound, nag, harry, go on at, harp on at
Northern English mither
informal hassle, bug
rare obsecrate

2‘they arrested me for importuning’

solicit, make sexual advances, offer one's services as a prostitute
accost, approach
informal proposition
North American informal hustle