• (British, America) IPA: /pɛst/

pest (plural pests)

  1. (originally) A plague, pestilence, epidemic
  2. Any destructive insect or caterpillar that attacks crops or livestock; an agricultural pest.
  3. An annoying person, a nuisance.
  4. An animal regarded as a nuisance, destructive, or a parasite, vermin.
  5. An invasive weed.
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  • IPA: /pɛst/, /pɛʃt/
Proper noun
  1. (historical) One of the originally three separate cities that were united in 1873 to become the Hungarian capital, Budapest.
    cot en
  2. cot en

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