AskDefine | Define pest

Dictionary Definition

pest n : a persistently annoying person [syn: blighter, cuss, pesterer, gadfly]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. An annoying, often destructive creature.
  2. A person who is annoying.
  3. Someone with poor social discipline who continually bothers disinterested women.
    Stop being such a pest and leave that girl alone!

Translations

Creature
Annoying person

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Anagrams

Croatian

Noun

  1. fist

Declension

Danish

Noun

pest

Slovene

Noun

pest f

Swedish

Noun

  1. plague
  2. pest; something deeply annoying

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Extensive Definition

Pest may refer to:
Places with the name Pest:
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

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

affliction, aggravation, ambulatory plague, annoyance, annoyer, bad news, badgerer, bane, bedevilment, besetment, black death, black plague, blast, blight, bore, bother, botheration, bothersomeness, bubonic plague, bugbear, bully, burden, buttonholer, calamity, cancer, canker, cellulocutaneous plague, crashing bore, crushing burden, curse, death, defervescing plague, destruction, devilment, difficulty, disease, dogging, downer, drag, drip, dry rot, dryasdust, dusty, epidemic, epiphytotic, epizootic, evil, exasperation, flat tire, frightful bore, fungus, gadfly, glandular plague, grievance, harasser, harassment, harm, harrier, harrying, headache, heckler, hemorrhagic plague, hounding, humdrum, infliction, irritant, larval plague, mildew, mold, molestation, moth, moth and rust, murrain, must, nag, nemesis, nudnik, nudzh, nuisance, open wound, pandemia, pandemic, persecution, persecutor, pester, pesterer, pesthole, pestilence, pill, plague, plague spot, plaguer, pneumonic plague, premonitory plague, problem, proser, rot, running sore, rust, sadist, scourge, septicemic plague, siderating plague, smut, tease, teaser, thorn, torment, tormentor, trial, trouble, tuberculosis, twaddler, vexation, vexatiousness, visitation, wet blanket, white plague, woe, worm, worriment, worry
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