Examples of vermin in a Sentence
The room was crawling with roaches and other vermin.
the vermin who looted abandoned houses after the hurricane
Recent Examples of vermin from the Web
People who live in cities are used to the company of furry vermin.
Like many native Hawaiian birds, ʻalalā were sent into steep decline after the arrival of Westerners, who brought bugs, diseases and vermin.
The person never got close to the vermin, instead recording the creature from across the aisle on a cell phone and zooming in to show the rat hiding out on top of the hamburger buns.
As expected, those groups that had cats regarded them as useful for the control of vermin, and two out of three such societies thus expected them to find their own food.
NE Closed March 1 because of gross unsanitary conditions including vermin. Reopened March 5.
In spring 2002, then-chief Jerry Oliver ordered about 70 employees to move from the seventh floor after complaints about poor ventilation, leaky ceilings, mold, vermin and pigeon droppings.
The building has little to no amenities compared to the surrounding luxury high rises and there are units with vermin and other pests.
The homes were often filled with vermin, mold and even the very drug abuse that some tenants were seeking to escape.
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Origin and Etymology of vermin
son of a gun;
VERMIN Defined for English Language Learners
: small insects and animals (such as fleas or mice) that are sometimes harmful to plants or other animals and that are difficult to get rid of
: very bad, unpleasant, or offensive people
VERMIN Defined for Kids
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