Examples of infest in a sentence
in desperation, we called in an exterminator because the house was infested with ants
Origin and Etymology of infest
French infester, from Latin infestare, from infestus hostile
First Known Use: 1602
INFEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of infest for English Language Learners
of something harmful or unwanted : to be in or over (a place, an animal, etc.) in large numbers
INFEST Defined for Kids
Definition of infest for Students
: to spread or swarm in or over in a harmful manner Termites infested the tree.
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