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
Shaver was visiting Mesa, Ariz., from Texas for his pest-control job.
Growers must use only organic growing methods, which allow the use of natural fertilizers and pest control methods, but prohibit the use of synthetic fertilizers and chemical pesticides.
The owner of the property was written up on a zoning violation and ordered to obtain a rental license and to repair damages to the building to better keep out pests.
Plants are treated with biological pest control, tiny microbes that kill bugs so other plants aren’t contaminated.
Manchester United also had an issue in 2015, with the club having to employ pest control experts to remove mice from their Old Trafford home.
Two pellet rifles used in Shaver's pest-control job were later found in the hotel room.
Shaver, 26, a pest-control worker, was in Mesa on business and was with acquaintances at his room.
The hotel cannot reopen until inspectors evaluate it again and verify the pest control treatment.
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Origin and Etymology of pest
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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