Definitions for PESTpɛst
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plague, pestilence, pest, pestis(noun)
a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
plague, pestilence, pest(noun)
any epidemic disease with a high death rate
pest, blighter, cuss, pesterer, gadfly(noun)
a persistently annoying person
any unwanted and destructive insect or other animal that attacks food or crops or livestock etc.
"he sprayed the garden to get rid of pests"; "many pests have developed resistance to the common pesticides"
A plague, pestilence, epidemic
An annoying, harmful, often destructive creature.
An annoying person.
Someone with poor social discipline who continually bothers disinterested women.
Stop being such a pest and leave that girl alone!
Origin: From peste (=modern French), from pestis
a fatal epidemic disease; a pestilence; specif., the plague
anything which resembles a pest; one who, or that which, is troublesome, noxious, mischievous, or destructive; a nuisance
Origin: [L. pestis: cf. F. peste.]
Pest is the eastern, mostly flat part of Budapest, Hungary, comprising about two thirds of the city's territory. It is separated from Buda, the other part of Budapest, by the Danube River. Among its most notable parts are the Inner City, including the Hungarian Parliament, Heroes' Square and Andrássy Avenue. In colloquial Hungarian, "Pest" is often used for the whole capital of Budapest.
Translations for PEST
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- plaga, pestaCatalan, Valencian
- plageånd, skadedyr, pestilens, plageDanish
- Nervensäge, QuälgeistGerman
- ζιζάνιο, πληγή, πανούκλα, λοιμός, μάστιγαGreek
- moscardón, pestilencia, peste, epidemiaSpanish
- kiusankappale, tuhoeläin, maanvaiva, kiusanhenkiFinnish
- plàighScottish Gaelic
- orotā, pōrearea, nanakia, kīreareaMāori
- plaag, pest, lastpakDutch
- doo yildiniiNavajo, Navaho
- чума́, парази́т, вреди́тель, морRussian
- dosàdnjāk, dosadnjáković, štetòčina, štȅtnīkSerbo-Croatian
- dämabanäsäk, dämabanim, dämabaplan, dämabanimil, minimilVolapük
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