- Rhymes: -ɛst
- An annoying, often destructive creature.
- A person who is annoying.
- Someone with poor social discipline who continually bothers
- Stop being such a pest and leave that girl alone!
Pest may refer to:
- Pest, an archaic term for pestilence, specifically the Black death
- Pest (hockey), an ice hockey player specialising in aggravating opponents
- Pest (music), a British music group
- Pest (organism), a characteristically undesirable animal or insect
- The Pest (1917 film), a 1917 film starring Oliver Hardy
- The Pest (1997 film), a 1997 film starring John Leguizamo
- PEST analysis (Political, Economic, Social and Technological), a framework for analysis of macroenvironmental factors
- An annoyance
pest in German: Pest (Begriffsklärung)
pest in Esperanto: Pest
pest in Dutch: Pest
pest in Norwegian: Pest (peker)
pest in Polish: Pest
pest in Simple English: Pest
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