Examples of pesky in a Sentence
I've been trying to get rid of this pesky cold for weeks.
the pesky problem of what to do with all the leftovers
Recent Examples of pesky from the Web
In the ensuing centuries, however, the rules of the Wimbledon dress code have gotten tighter to squeeze out all those pesky players who might try to challenge the tradition of the look.
Simone Inzaghi’s impressive Lazio side overcame a pesky Salzburg team that took them to 2-2 with 20 minutes left, before Felipe Anderson and Ciro Immobile added on two more goals for the definitive 4-2.
But the pesky front may be close enough at times to trigger mainly late-day scattered storms.
These pesky plants spread when birds and waterways carry seeds to new locations.
In the meantime, there the pesky matter of logistics to contend with in Chicago.
More important than the underlying conditions is the degree to which would-be autocrats learn from each other—how to spread fake news, squash pesky journalists and play the populist card.
The center would host cooking classes that didn't break the bank, and helped people learn how to craft meal plans that nourished their bodies while accommodating pesky diet restrictions.
Domino's Pizza is vying to help with pesky potholes.
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abrasive, aggravating, annoying, bothersome, chafing, disturbing, exasperating, frustrating, galling, irksome, irritating, maddening, nettlesome, nettling, peeving, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, pesty, rankling, riling, vexatious, vexing;
PESKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pesky for English Language Learners
: making someone annoyed or irritated
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