Word "PEST" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
any epidemic disease with a high death rate
Synonyms:
pestilence, plague

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a persistently annoying person
Synonyms:
blighter, cuss, gadfly, pesterer

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
Synonyms:
pestilence, pestis, plague

Crossword Clues for PEST

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__ control LA Times Daily 01 Oct 2022
Fly, e.g LA Times Daily 25 Sep 2022
Nuisance Universal 24 Sep 2022
Vexation LA Times Daily 22 Sep 2022
Little brother, perhaps Wall Street Journal 17 Sep 2022
Annoying one Family Time 05 Sep 2022
Bothersome person USA Today 04 Sep 2022
Younger sibling, stereotypically LA Times Daily 19 Aug 2022
___ control New York Times 13 Aug 2022
Nuisance The Telegraph Quick 08 Aug 2022
Nuisance Eugene Sheffer 04 Aug 2022
Constant annoyer Family Time 25 Jul 2022
Nuisance Eugene Sheffer 08 Jul 2022
Irksome one LA Times Daily 03 Jul 2022
Nuisance The Telegraph Quick 01 Jul 2022
Annoying person USA Today 22 Jun 2022
Nuisance Universal 13 Jun 2022
Annoying person Newsday 13 Jun 2022
Nudnik The Washington Post 05 Jun 2022
Nudnik LA Times Daily 05 Jun 2022
Flea or fly Universal 02 Jun 2022
Any bug that gets on your nerves Family Time 30 May 2022
Four characters in Europe standing trial The Telegraph Toughie 17 May 2022
Destructive organism Irish Times Simplex 16 May 2022
Sweetheart trapping small bug The Telegraph Toughie 05 May 2022
Nuisance Newsday 02 May 2022
Annoying person Newsday 25 Apr 2022
Annoyance Wall Street Journal 23 Apr 2022
Annoyance Universal 22 Apr 2022
Nuisance Eugene Sheffer 21 Apr 2022
For example, cat catching small rat? The Times Cryptic 15 Apr 2022
Little brother, perhaps Wall Street Journal 13 Apr 2022
Nuisance Thomas Joseph 11 Apr 2022
Bother New York Times 05 Mar 2022
Annoyance New York Times 02 Mar 2022
Nuisance Thomas Joseph 01 Mar 2022
Nuisance USA Today 26 Feb 2022
Irritating person USA Today 23 Feb 2022
Nuisance Eugene Sheffer 19 Feb 2022
Annoying sort Wall Street Journal 12 Feb 2022
Nuisance Wall Street Journal 07 Feb 2022
Gnat or nag LA Times Daily 02 Feb 2022
Gnat or nag The Washington Post 02 Feb 2022
Nuisance Newsday 02 Feb 2022
Fumigation target Universal 31 Jan 2022
Royal pain New York Times 30 Jan 2022
Flea or fly Universal 23 Jan 2022
Nuisance Thomas Joseph 22 Jan 2022
Nuisance Thomas Joseph 12 Jan 2022
Mosquito or gnat Thomas Joseph 07 Jan 2022
Bug bugging you, say The Washington Post Sunday 12 Dec 2021
Annoying animal USA Today 06 Dec 2021
Small headache New York Times 26 Nov 2021
Nuisance The Telegraph Quick 17 Nov 2021
Nuisance Universal 10 Nov 2021
Ant at a picnic, e.g USA Today 29 Oct 2021
Persistent little sibling, maybe New York Times 19 Oct 2021
Nuisance Thomas Joseph 05 Oct 2021
Annoying person Newsday 22 Sep 2021
Nuisance USA Today 15 Sep 2021
Nuisance, bane The Telegraph Quick 05 Sep 2021
Spotted lanternfly, e.g The Washington Post Sunday 15 Aug 2021
Exterminator's target Universal 31 Jul 2021
Bothersome person Newsday 26 Jul 2021
Annoying insect Family Time 11 Jul 2021
Nuisance The Washington Post 25 Jun 2021
Nuisance LA Times Daily 25 Jun 2021
Ant in the pantry, e.g Universal 20 Jun 2021
Bothersome one Newsday 02 Jun 2021
Bothersome person Universal 21 May 2021
Source of annoyance USA Today 17 May 2021
Nuisance USA Today 16 May 2021
Persistently annoying one Family Time 10 May 2021
Irritant Newsday 25 Apr 2021
Nuisance The Telegraph Quick 21 Apr 2021
Termite, e.g Wall Street Journal 13 Apr 2021
Persistently annoying insect Family Time 28 Mar 2021
Own special son coming in is nuisance The Sun Two Speed 19 Mar 2021
Bother The Sun Two Speed 19 Mar 2021
Irritating sort Universal 16 Mar 2021
Mosquito or gnat Thomas Joseph 10 Mar 2021
Destructive insect USA Today 09 Mar 2021
Roach or rat Universal 05 Mar 2021
Mosquito, e.g Thomas Joseph 18 Feb 2021
Nuisance Thomas Joseph 11 Feb 2021
Flea or roach USA Today 06 Feb 2021
*Cat or goldfish Universal 07 Jan 2021
Nuisance Eugene Sheffer 01 Jan 2021
Bothersome sort The Washington Post 20 Dec 2020
Bothersome sort LA Times Daily 20 Dec 2020
Pain in the neck New York Times 22 Nov 2020
Roach or termite New York Times 19 Nov 2020
Annoying person USA Today 22 Oct 2020
Irksome person Newsday 21 Oct 2020
Annoyer Premier Sunday 18 Oct 2020
Flea or tick USA Today 17 Oct 2020
Bothersome sort USA Today 06 Oct 2020
Apt rhyme for "infest" Universal 06 Oct 2020
Annoyance USA Today 12 Sep 2020
Bothersome person Newsday 18 Aug 2020
Exercise on street to get troublemaker The Telegraph Cryptic 30 Jul 2020
Exterminator's target Universal 24 Jul 2020
Flea or tick Universal 09 Jul 2020
Nuisance Universal 25 Jun 2020
Nuisance Newsday 30 Apr 2020
Boll weevil, for one New York Times 24 Apr 2020
Gnat or brat, for example USA Today 20 Apr 2020
Obnoxious person USA Today 14 Apr 2020
Little sibling, perhaps Universal 07 Apr 2020
Robocaller, e.g Wall Street Journal 06 Feb 2020
20 apes tried clothes The Telegraph Cryptic 28 Dec 2019
Gnat or rat, e.g The Washington Post Sunday 22 Dec 2019
One told to leave, maybe LA Times Daily 14 Dec 2019
One told to leave, maybe The Washington Post 14 Dec 2019
Boll weevil, to a cotton farmer New York Times 02 Dec 2019
Boll weevil, to a cotton farmer
Gnat, e.g Thomas Joseph 29 Oct 2019
Arborist's concern Newsday 19 Oct 2019
Annoying person Newsday 14 Oct 2019
Roach or termite LA Times Daily 14 Oct 2019
Roach or termite The Washington Post 14 Oct 2019
Mole, to a suburbanite USA Today 10 Oct 2019
Little brother, stereotypically
Little brother, stereotypically New York Times 07 Oct 2019
Exterminator's quarry Family Time 06 Oct 2019
Destructive creature The Times Concise 04 Oct 2019
Noodge Wall Street Journal 07 Sep 2019
Own special son coming in becomes nuisance The Sun Two Speed 31 Aug 2019
Real pain New York Times 11 Aug 2019
Nuisance New York Times 07 Aug 2019
Annoying one Newsday 04 Aug 2019
Exterminator's target Wall Street Journal 15 Jul 2019
38-Down, e.g LA Times Daily 10 Jul 2019
38-Down, e.g The Washington Post 10 Jul 2019
Nuisance Wall Street Journal 08 Jul 2019
Gnat or rat USA Today 22 Jun 2019
Little noodge New York Times 22 Jun 2019
Nudnik LA Times Daily 15 Jun 2019
Nudnik The Washington Post 15 Jun 2019
35-Across, to suburbanites USA Today 04 Jun 2019
Fruit fly, to an orchard USA Today 19 May 2019
Persistent inconvenience Newsday 18 May 2019
Pantry ant, e.g USA Today 10 May 2019
Kid brother, at times LA Times Daily 29 Apr 2019
Pain in the neck Universal 29 Apr 2019
Kid brother, at times The Washington Post 29 Apr 2019
16-Across, e.g USA Today 14 Apr 2019
Pain in the neck Newsday 14 Apr 2019
Destructive insect Irish Times Simplex 28 Mar 2019
Nuisance Canadiana 11 Mar 2019
Nuisance The Sun Two Speed 01 Mar 2019
Bother minister ignoring religious instruction The Sun Two Speed 01 Mar 2019
Aphid or boll weevil Universal 15 Feb 2019
Mole, to suburbanites USA Today 08 Feb 2019
Exterminator's victim USA Today 24 Jan 2019
Target of a homeowner's trap The Washington Post Sunday 13 Jan 2019
Nuisance
Noodge
Exterminator's victim
Aphid or boll weevil
38-Down, e.g.
Mole, to a suburbanite
Roach or termite
Pantry ant, e.g.
Fruit fly, to an orchard
Pain in the neck
Kid brother, at times
Little noodge
Real pain
Irksome sort
Mole, to suburbanites
Nudnik
Exterminator's target
Vexatious sort
35-Across, to suburbanites
Nuisance
Exterminator's target
Gnat or rat
Constant nuisance Irish Times Simplex 28 Dec 2018
Irksome one Newsday 26 Dec 2018
Buttonholer Newsday 01 Dec 2018
Apt rhyme of 'infest' The Washington Post Sunday 11 Nov 2018
Flea or fly USA Today 25 Oct 2018
Irksome type Premier Sunday 07 Oct 2018
Orkin target Wall Street Journal 02 Oct 2018
Ant, to a picnicker USA Today 24 Sep 2018
Bug or brat LA Times Daily 23 Sep 2018
Bug or brat The Washington Post 23 Sep 2018
17-Across or louse USA Today 01 Sep 2018
Gnat, for one Universal 27 Aug 2018
Termite or gnat New York Times 22 Aug 2018
Bothersome annoyance Universal 18 Aug 2018
Endless basil sauce can be bother The Telegraph Toughie 25 Jul 2018
Irritant Universal 19 Jul 2018
Thing on your nerves Universal 24 Jun 2018
Annoying insect Family Time 17 Jun 2018
Annoyance Newsday 13 Jun 2018
Bothersome one Universal 31 May 2018
Bedbug, e.g New York Times 22 Apr 2018
Mole or mosquito USA Today 19 Apr 2018
Annoying person Wall Street Journal 11 Apr 2018
One getting shooed New York Times 18 Mar 2018
Irksome sort USA Today 06 Feb 2018
Annoyance New York Times 30 Jan 2018
Phylloxera, for one, in the grapes' terroir? Irish Times Crosaire 17 Jan 2018
Little sibling, often New York Times 07 Jan 2018
Bedbug, e.g.
One getting shooed
Flea or fly
Bothersome one
Bothersome annoyance
Orkin target
17-Across or louse
Little sibling, often
Ant, to a picnicker
Mole or mosquito
Irksome sort
Thing on your nerves
Irritant
Gnat, for one
Annoying person
Flea or tick
Bug or brat
Termite or gnat
Annoyance
Nuisance The Chronicle of Higher Education 24 Nov 2017
Annoying sort Wall Street Journal 31 Oct 2017
Sitter's challenge LA Times Daily 26 Oct 2017
Sitter's challenge The Washington Post 26 Oct 2017
Noodge The Chronicle of Higher Education 06 Oct 2017
Black Flag or d-CON target USA Today 20 Sep 2017
Yappy dog, e.g LA Times Daily 04 Sep 2017
Yappy dog, e.g The Washington Post 04 Sep 2017
Bug bomb victim USA Today 16 Aug 2017
Exterminator's target USA Today 14 Aug 2017
Pain in the you-know-what New York Times 09 Aug 2017
Irksome one LA Times Daily 08 Aug 2017
Irksome one The Washington Post 08 Aug 2017
Unrelenting annoyance LA Times Daily 04 Jun 2017
Unrelenting annoyance The Washington Post 04 Jun 2017
Mole or mouse Wall Street Journal 15 May 2017
4-Down victim, e.g USA Today 12 May 2017
Fly or gnat, often Universal 23 Apr 2017
Racing letters New York Times 01 Apr 2017
Annoying creature The Telegraph Quick 30 Mar 2017
Rat or roach New York Times 06 Mar 2017
Fruit fly or gnat LA Times Daily 12 Feb 2017
Pain in the neck The Washington Post 27 Jan 2017
Obnoxious one
Pain in the you-know-what
Rat or roach
Fly or gnat, often
Exterminator's target
Nuisance
Yappy dog, e.g.
Unrelenting annoyance
Sitter's challenge
Irksome one
Fruit fly or gnat
Noodge
Bug bomb victim
Black Flag or d-CON target
4-Down victim, e.g.
Pain in the neck
Noodge The Washington Post 02 Dec 2016
Thing getting on one's nerves Universal 13 Nov 2016
Raid target New York Times 05 Nov 2016
Thorn in one's side The Chronicle of Higher Education 04 Nov 2016
Mouse, e.g Wall Street Journal 19 Oct 2016
Irksome type USA Today 10 Oct 2016
Little brother, often Wall Street Journal 28 Sep 2016
Annoying nuisance Irish Times Simplex 28 Sep 2016
Real pain Premier Sunday 11 Sep 2016
Irksome insect Universal 27 Aug 2016
Irksome sort Premier Sunday 21 Aug 2016
It gets on one's nerves Universal 17 Aug 2016
Ant at a picnic Family Time 15 Aug 2016
Mosquito, gnat or fly Universal 28 Jul 2016
Tick, e.g New York Times 15 Jul 2016
Bothersome type Universal 09 Jul 2016
Bother New York Times 25 Jun 2016
Cockroach, e.g LA Times Daily 15 Jun 2016
Orkin target USA Today 10 Jun 2016
Bothersome insect LA Times Daily 19 Apr 2016
Hanger-on Newsday 01 Apr 2016
Exterminator's quarry Universal 10 Mar 2016
Aphid, to a fruit tree Universal 04 Mar 2016
Annoyance LA Times Daily 19 Feb 2016
Annoying person Universal 17 Feb 2016
Nag, e.g Universal 14 Feb 2016
Dennis the Menace, to Mr. Wilson The Washington Post 03 Feb 2016
Step out and be a nuisance The Sun Two Speed 02 Jan 2016
Annoyance The Sun Two Speed 02 Jan 2016
Raid target
Cockroach, e.g.
Bother
Thorn in one's side
Annoying person
Bothersome type
Mosquito, gnat or fly
Nag, e.g.
Tick, e.g.
Orkin target
Troublesome insect USA Today 22 Dec 2015
Irksome type Universal 16 Dec 2015
Trying type New York Times 10 Dec 2015
Mole, to a gardener Universal 06 Dec 2015
Irritating sort Wall Street Journal 04 Dec 2015
Garden interloper New York Times 13 Nov 2015
Aphid, to a gardener Universal 20 Sep 2015
Vexatious sort LA Times Daily 08 Aug 2015
Nuisance of bank's personal interest Irish Times Crosaire 14 Jul 2015
Unwelcome garden visitor LA Times Daily 15 May 2015
Telemarketer, to many The Chronicle of Higher Education 08 May 2015
Source of vexation Newsday 23 Apr 2015
Annoying person The Times Concise 10 Feb 2015
Vexing one Newsday 06 Feb 2015
Orkin victim LA Times Daily 05 Feb 2015
Under-one's-skin type LA Times Daily 18 Jan 2015
Forcibly removes New York Times 08 Jan 2015
Destructive insect The Times Concise 02 Jan 2015
Under-one's-skin type
Telemarketer, to many
Real annoyance
Nuisance
Annoyance
Annoying one
Annoying person
Hanger-on
Irksome person
Irritant
Source of vexation
Vexing one
Vexatious sort
Unwelcome garden visitor
Troublesome insect
Orkin victim
Annoyance
Unwelcome garden visitor
Garden interloper
Nag, e.g.
Trying type
Bothersome guy
Significant nuisance
Noodge
Little brother, often
Irritating sort
Aphid, to a gardener
Irksome type
Mole, to a gardener
Nuisance
Noodge or nudnik
Unwanted visitor
Pain in the neck
Irritating one
53 Down, often
Garden interloper
"Shoo!" addressee
Pain in the neck
Fumigation target
Pain in the neck
Nudnik
Unwelcome greenhouse guest
Steady annoyance
Fly in the face of someone?
Steady annoyance
Garden headache
Annoying person or bug
Insect, perhaps
Slug, e.g.
Insecticide victim
Bug you want to swat
Aphid, to a fruit tree
Irking insect
Bother
Recurring pain?
Exterminator's target
No-see-um, for one
Crop-invading insect
Nudnik
Thorn in one's side
Troublesome insect
Teaser
Orkin agent's quarry
Recurring pain?
Bother
Nuisance
Crop threat
Bothersome insect
Annoying one
Annoying one
Nuisance
Troublesome person
Annoying one
Gardening column subject
16-Across, e.g.
Bothersome insect
Little brother, to an older sibling, say
Nuisance
Bothersome person
Crop threat
Pantry ant, e.g.
Exterminator's quarry
Pantry ant, e.g.
Source of annoyance
Pain in the ass
Unwelcome visitor
17-Across in the neck
Orkin target
Buttinsky
Irksome sort
17-Across in the neck
Orkin target
Fly, perhaps
Irksome one
One who 26-Across
Unwelcome guest
Vexation
Source of annoyance
Mosquito or mole, e.g.
Telemarketer, to many
Mosquito or mole, e.g.
Raid target
Thorn in one's side
With 65-Across, extermination ... or what can be done to 10 answers in this puzzle without affecting their clues?
Dennis the Menace, for one
Exterminator's target
Irksome type
Raid target
Bug you want to swat
Source of exasperation
Adamant ant?
Pain, so to speak
Annoyer
Cockroach or termite
Vexatious one
Thorn in one's side
Aphid, to a gardener
Nuisance
Royal pain
Mosquito, e.g.
Pain in the neck
Noodge
Kid brother, stereotypically
Irksome fellow
Kid brother, at times
Adamant ant?
Gadfly
Kibitzer, e.g.
Gnat, for one
Mixed-up PETS?
Pain in the rear
Unwelcome greenhouse guest
Irritant
Yapping dog, e.g.
Bothersome kid
Gadfly
Annoying type
Bugging bug
Orkin victim
Real pill
Gnat, for one
Mosquito, e.g.
Noodge
Pain in the neck
Mole, e.g.
Nudnik
Housefly, for example
Nudge
Brat
Gnat or rat
Termite, e.g.
Crop-dusting target
Heckler, e.g.
Black Flag target
Irksome fellow
Mole, e.g.
Kind of control
Little brother or spammer, to some
Pain of a sort
Thorn in the side
Brat
Slug, to a gardener
Gnat or rat
Starling, e.g.
Bother
Irritant
Dennis the Menace, to Mr. Wilson
Ant at a picnic, e.g.
Nag
Younger brother, say
Bothersome kid
Annoyance
Raid target
Pain in the neck
Irksome individual
Nettlesome one
Slug, say
Raid victim
Annoyer
Kid brother, sometimes
Slug, to a gardener
Sauce whose name is Italian for "pounded"
Nuisance
Nudnik
Annoying one
Bothersome kid
Cutworm, e.g.
Brat or bug, e.g.
Nuisance
Pain in the you-know-what, e.g.
Crop invader
Telemarketer, perhaps
Nuisance
Nudnik
Annoyance
Gadfly
Buttinsky
Mole, to a gardener
Irritant
Noodge
Genuine nuisance
Bothersome one
10 Across or 49 Across
Pain, so to speak
Nudnik
Exterminator's victim
Persistent annoyer
Flea, e.g.
Pain, so to speak
Terminator's target
Royal pain
Roach, for one
Nuisance
Exterminator's quarry
Dennis, to Mr. Wilson
Burr under the saddle
Black Flag victim
Bothersome type
Gadfly
Termite, e.g.
Noodge
Little brother, maybe
D-Con target
Royal pain
Gnat, for example
Pain in the butt
Bug bomb target
Nudnik
Fly, for example
Annoyance
It's across the Danube from Buda
Nudnik
Roach or slug
Annoying type
Irksome person
Locust, for one
Buttinsky, e.g.
Insecticide victim
Annoying one
Annoying type
Yapping dog, e.g.
Spammer, for one
Noodge
21A, for one
Pain in the neck
Annoying person
81-Down, e.g.
Heckler, e.g.
Kid brother, at his worst
Royal pain
81-Down, e.g.
Heckler, e.g.
Kid brother, at his worst
Exterminator's assignment
Mouse, for one
Crop killer
Thorn
Nuisance
28 Down, for one
Annoyer
Pain in the neck
Tiresome one
Horticultural woe
Fly, e.g.
Babysitter's bane
Exterminator's quarry
Annoyance
Buttinsky
Imp
Roach or mole
Fly, e.g.
Ant, maybe
Horticultural woe
Gnat or brat
Pain in the neck
Imp
Fly or roach
Mole, to suburbanites
Unwelcome guest
Annoying person
Fly, e.g.
Dennis, to Mr. Wilson
It merged with Buda in 1873
Spray victim
Nudnik
Flea or mosquito
Aphid, to a gardener
Exterminator's target
Unwelcome greenhouse guest
Flea or tick
43-Down, e.g.
Nagger
Mouse, to some
Little brother, at times
Irksome type
Dennis the Menace, to Mr. Wilson
Irksome insect
Bother
Gadfly, e.g.
Aphid or beetle
Raid target
Bug spray victim
Botherer
Annoying type
Dee Dee, to Dexter on "Dexter's Laboratory"
Annoying person
Nosy neighbor
Paparazzo often
Younger sib, maybe
Nag
Heckler
Hanger-on, maybe
Mosquito, e.g.
Cutworm, e.g.
Buttinsky
Adamant ant?
Pain-in-the-you-know-what
Nudnicks
Harasser
Getting-on-one's -nerves type
Pain-in-the-you-know-what
Source of annoyance
Mosquito or fly
Bug you want to swat
Annoying sort
Nudnick
Destructive insect
Nudnik
Royal pain
Botherer
Unwelcome child
Teaser
Getting-on-one's-nerves type
Black Flag target
Annoyance
Plague
Irk-aholic?
Bother
Disease vector
Exterminator's target
Fumigator's target
Irksome one
Ant e.g.
Bothersome person
Dennis, to Mr. Wilson
Annoying type
Objectionable one
One who annoys
Buzzy one
Importuner for one
Harrier
Pain of a sort
Nudge
Weevil, for one
Midge or aphid
Aphid, to a fruit tree
Gnat or rat
Flea or fly
Bothersome one
No-see-um, e.g.
Heckler or lapel grabber
Thorn in one's side
Bothersome individual
Bane
Swattable sort
Dennis, for one
Lapel clutcher
Kibitzer, at times
Gadfly
Gnat, e.g.
DDT target
Gadfly or aphid
Exterminator's concern
Midge or mosquito
Varmint
Buttonholer
Aphid, for one
Aphid, e.g.
Locust, for one
Kid sister to boy of 17
Aphid, to a rose
Gnat, rat or brat
Nudnick
Tiresome one
Lapel grabber
Annoying one
Gnat or brat
Kid brother, perhaps
Mosquito or gnat
Sheep ked, e.g.
One to get rid of
Gnat, for one
Mosquito, for one
Bore
Fly, for one
Annoying thing
Hanger-on
Pain-in-the-neck
Unwelcome one
Sticky one
Hanger-on.
Nuisance.
Busybody, for one.
Varmint.
Fly or gnat.
Mosquito.
Troublemaker.
Annoying one.
"Pain in the neck."
Mosquito, for one.
Annoyance.
Aphid, for instance.
Plague.
Cause of annoyance.
Destructive insect.
Bane.
Noxious thing.
Kibitzer, at times.
Half of a European twin city.
Bothersome insect.
Botheration.
Trouble-maker.
See 55 Down.
Gnat or rat.
Annoying person.
Target of DDT.
Child with a new drum.
DDT target.
Any destructive insect.
Town that has been part of Hungary's capital since 1873.
Victim of D. D. T.
Applicable to Peck's Bad Boy.
Annoyer.
Thorn in one's side
Bug spray target
Annoyance
Royal pain
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