Pronunciation: (bi-lā'bur),[key] —v.t. 1. to explain, worry about, or work at (something) repeatedly or more than is necessary: He kept belaboring the point long after we had agreed. 2. to assail persistently, as with scorn or ridicule: a book that belabors the provincialism of his contemporaries. 3. to beat vigorously; ply with heavy blows.
4. Obs.to labor at. Also,esp. Brit.,be•la'bour.