Simple Definition of varmint
: an animal that is considered a problem
: a bad person
Examples of varmint in a sentence
rats, mice, and other varmints
The sheriff in the movie gets revenge on the dirty varmint who killed his brother.
Origin and Etymology of varmint
alteration of vermin
First Known Use: circa 1539
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