Examples of pest in a Sentence
These insects are pests for farmers.
mice and other household pests
You're being a real pest. Would you leave us alone, please?
Recent Examples of pest from the Web
Recent technological advances, including compaction of transmitters, have even enabled its use with insects in the context of pollination, crop pests and conservation.
In April, Orkin, the pest control company, ranked Charlotte ninth and Raleigh-Durham No.
Mike, who owns a pest control company out of Chicago, was out of town for work.
Cain had done pest-control work in her house months earlier.
According to a police report, 25-year-old Jake Knox was hired by Terminix, a pest control company to do a job at an Indian Hill home on Summerhouse Road.
King said Keller Canyon used the Hunters Point soil as a cover layer over garbage — meant to keep rodents and pests out and odors in.
NW Closed May 30 because of insects, rodents and other pests. Reopened June 1.
His mosquito forecast: If the weather remains wet with frequent rain, big numbers of the pests will be with us all summer.
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PEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pest for English Language Learners
: an animal or insect that causes problems for people especially by damaging crops
: a person who bothers or annoys other people
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