Student Thesaurus

One entry found for pest.
Entry Word: pest
Function: noun
Text: 1 a widespread disease resulting in a high rate of death <one of the great pests of the 20th century was the influenza epidemic of 1918, which killed millions across the globe> -- see PLAGUE
2 one who is obnoxiously annoying <stop being a pest to your sister and go find something else to do> -- see NUISANCE 1
3 something that is a source of irritation <a never-ending construction project that continues to be a pest for motorists> -- see ANNOYANCE 3