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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. 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

  2. plague, pestilence, pest(noun)

    any epidemic disease with a high death rate

  3. pest, blighter, cuss, pesterer, gadfly(noun)

    a persistently annoying person

  4. pest(noun)

    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"

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  1. pest(Noun)

    A plague, pestilence, epidemic

  2. pest(Noun)

    An annoying, harmful, often destructive creature.

  3. pest(Noun)

    An annoying person.

  4. pest(Noun)

    Someone with poor social discipline who continually bothers disinterested women.

    Stop being such a pest and leave that girl alone!

  5. Origin: From peste (=modern French), from pestis

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Pest(noun)

    a fatal epidemic disease; a pestilence; specif., the plague

  2. Pest(noun)

    anything which resembles a pest; one who, or that which, is troublesome, noxious, mischievous, or destructive; a nuisance

  3. Origin: [L. pestis: cf. F. peste.]

Freebase

  1. Pest, Hungary

    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.

Anagrams of PEST »

  1. step

  2. sept, Sept.

  3. pets

  4. Sept

  5. Sept.


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