- Rushed; panicked; overly busy or preoccupied.
- The entire place teemed with harried executives who had no time to talk to one another.
- Simple past tense and past participle of harry.
badgered, baited, bedeviled, beset, bugged, bullyragged, chivied, deviled, dogged, fretted, harassed, haunted, heckled, hectored, hounded, needled, nipped at, persecuted, pestered, picked on, plagued, ragged, teased, tormented, vexed, worried, worried sick, worried stiff
- If they are harried too much, private schools may just dump their charitable status, which confers tax breaks, on average, only £250 per child per year. — Best articles: Britain: Don't put the squeeze on private schools, The Week, Issue 605, page 14.