pest definition

  • noun:
    • An annoying individual or thing; a nuisance.
    • An injurious plant or pet, specially one harmful to humans.
    • A deadly epidemic infection; a pestilence.
    • A plague, pestilence, epidemic
    • An annoying, harmful, often destructive animal.
    • An annoying person.
    • some body with bad personal control which continually bothers disinterested ladies.
    • A fatal epidemic illness; a pestilence; specif., the plague.
    • such a thing which resembles a pest; person who, or that which, is problematic, noxious, naughty, or destructive; a nuisance.
    • Plague; pestilence; a deadly epidemic infection.
    • Any very noxious, mischievous, or destructive thing, or a mischievous, destructive, very irritating, or problematic person.
    • Synonyms Disease.
    • Scourge, nuisance.
    • a significant (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents brought on by Yersinia pestis and inadvertently sent to humans because of the bite of a flea which has bitten an infected animal
    • a persistently annoying person
    • any epidemic condition with a high demise price
    • any undesirable and destructive pest or any other pet that attacks food or crops or livestock etc.

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