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
Licenses for pest-control businesses like Mr. Schmerker’s aren’t targeted by the lawsuit.
The pest-control guy would find all kinds of critters—ironically Critter Country had the most.
Entomologists from the Louis-Malardé Institute in Papeete have pioneered on Onetahi a technique that in one year has rid the islet of the disease-carrying pests using neither chemicals nor genetic engineering.
But the secessionist dispute prevents Georgia and Abkhazia from working together properly to stop the pests.
Killing mosquitos and other buzzy household pests is one of the most satisfying things a man can do.
However, the gardening crew did stop short of using traditional pest control methods.
Most important, the experts said, inspectors are not required to determine the presence of rodents or pests.
While beauty is certainly in the eye of the beholder, pests shouldn't be an issue—the spice is actually said to be a natural insect repellent.
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Origin and Etymology of pest
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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