Meaning of importune

im•por•tune

Pronunciation: (im"pôr-tn', -tyn', im-pôr'chun), [key]
— v., adj. -tuned, -tun•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to press or beset with solicitations; demand with urgency or persistence.
  2. to make improper advances toward (a person).
  3. to beg for (something) urgently or persistently.
  4. to annoy.
  5. to press; impel.
—v.i.
  1. to make urgent or persistent solicitations.
  2. to make improper advances toward another person.
—adj.
  1. importunate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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