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Word: PEST

The word PEST has appeared in at least 485 clues on different crosswords.

PEST definition(s):

  • a persistently annoying person
  • UK Public Engagement With Science And Technology

Clue(s)
"""Pain in the neck."""
"""Shoo!"" addressee"
A real pain
Adamant ant?
Annoyance
Annoyance.
Annoyer
Annoying animal
Annoying fucker
Annoying little @#$%
Annoying one
Annoying one.
Annoying person
Annoying person or bug
Annoying sort
Annoying thing
Annoying type
"Ant at a picnic, e.g."
Ant e.g.
"Ant or bee, sometimes"
"Ant, maybe"
Aphid or beetle
"Aphid, e.g."
"Aphid, for instance."
"Aphid, for one"
"Aphid, to a fruit tree"
"Aphid, to a gardener"
"Aphid, to a rose"
Babysitter's bane
Bane
Bane.
Black Flag target
Black Flag victim
Bore
Bother
Botherer
Bothersome individual
Bothersome insect
Bothersome kid
Bothersome one
Bothersome person
Bothersome sort
Bothersome type
Brat
"Brat or bug, e.g."
Bug bomb target
Bug of brat
Bug spray target
Bug spray victim
Bug that bugs you
Bug you want to swat
Bugging bug
Burr under the saddle
"Busybody, for one."
Buttinsky
"Buttinsky, e.g."
Buttonholer
Buzzy one
Cause of annoyance.
City across the river from Buda
City that merged with Buda to become Hungary's capital city
Cockroach or rat
Cockroach or termite
Constant interrupter
Control leader?
Crop invader
Crop killer
Crop threat
Crop-dusting target
Crop-invading insect
"Cutworm, e.g."
D-Con target
DDT target
"Dee Dee, to Dexter on ""Dexter's Laboratory"""
"Dennis the Menace, for one"
"Dennis the Menace, to Mr. Wilson"
"Dennis, for one"
"Dennis, to Mr. Wilson"
Destructive insect
Destructive insect.
Disease vector
"Eddie Haskell, to Ward Cleaver"
Exterminator's assignment
Exterminator's quarry
Exterminator's target
Exterminator's victim
Flea or fly
Flea or tick
"Flea, e.g."
Fly in the face of someone?
Fly or cockroach
Fly or gnat.
"Fly, e.g."
"Fly, for example"
"Fly, for one"
"Fly, perhaps"
Fumigation target
Fumigator's target
Gadfly
Gadfly or aphid
"Gadfly, e.g."
Garden headache
Garden interloper
Gardening column subject
Getting-on-one's -nerves type
Getting-on-one's-nerves type
"Gnat in the batter's box, e.g."
Gnat or brat
Gnat or rat
"Gnat, e.g."
"Gnat, for example"
"Gnat, for one"
"Gnat, rat or brat"
Hanger-on
"Hanger-on, maybe"
Hanger-on.
Harasser
Harrier
Heckler
Heckler or lapel grabber
"Heckler, e.g."
Horticultural woe
"Housefly, for example"
Imp
Importuner for one
Insecticide victim
Irk-aholic?
Irking insect
Irksome fellow
Irksome insect
Irksome one
Irksome person
Irksome sort
Irksome type
Irritant
Irritating individual
Irritating one
Irritating sort
Irritation provider
It merged with Buda in 1873
Italian villa
"Kibitzer, at times."
"Kibitzer, e.g."
"Kid brother, at his worst"
"Kid brother, at times"
"Kid brother, sometimes"
"Kid brother, stereotypically"
Kid sister to boy of 17
Kind of control
Lapel clutcher
Lapel grabber
"Little brother or spammer, to some"
"Little brother, at times"
"Little brother, maybe"
"Little brother, often"
"Little brother, stereotypically"
"Little brother, to an older sibling, say"
"Little brother, traditionally"
"Locust, for one"
Many a younger sibling
Midge or aphid
"Mite, moth or mole"
Mixed-up PETS?
"Mole, e.g."
"Mole, to a gardener"
"Mole, to a suburbanite"
"Mole, to suburbanites"
"Mosquito or aphid, e.g."
Mosquito or fly
Mosquito or gnat
"Mosquito or mole, e.g."
"Mosquito, e.g."
"Mosquito, for one"
"Mosquito, for one."
Mosquito.
"Mouse, for one"
Nag
"Nag, e.g."
"No-see-um, e.g."
"No-see-um, for one"
Noodge
Noodge or nudnik
Nosy neighbor
Not working
Noxious thing.
Nudge
Nudnick
Nudnicks
Nudnik
Nuisance
Nuisance.
Objectionable one
Obnoxious one
One to get rid of
One who annoys
Orkin agent's quarry
Orkin man's target
Orkin target
Orkin victim
Pain in the ass
Pain in the butt
Pain in the neck
Pain in the rear
"Pain in the you-know-what, e.g."
Pain of a sort
"Pain, so to speak"
Pain-in-the-neck
Pain-in-the-you-know-what
"Pantry ant, e.g."
Paparazzo often
Persistent annoyer
Persistently annoying person
Plague
Plague.
Put down in writing?
Raid target
Raid victim
Real annoyance
Real pain
Real pill
Recurring pain?
Roach or mole
Roach or rat
Roach or termite
"Roach, for one"
Royal pain
"Sauce whose name is Italian for ""pounded"""
"Sheep ked, e.g."
Significant nuisance
"Slug, e.g."
"Slug, say"
"Slug, to a gardener"
Source of aggravation
Source of annoyance
Source of vexation
"Spammer, for one"
Spray victim
"Starling, e.g."
Steady annoyance
Sticky one
Swattable sort
Teaser
"Telemarketer, perhaps"
"Telemarketer, to many"
Terminator's target
"Termite, e.g."
Thorn
Thorn in one's side
Thorn in the side
"Tick, e.g."
Tiresome one
Troublemaker.
Troublesome insect
Troublesome person
Trying type
Under-one's-skin type
Unwanted visitor
Unwelcome child
Unwelcome garden visitor
Unwelcome greenhouse guest
Unwelcome guest
Unwelcome one
Unwelcome visitor
Varmint
Varmint.
Vexation
Vexatious sort
Vexing one
"Weevil, for one"
"Yapping dog, e.g."
"Younger brother, say"
"Younger sib, maybe"
___ control
___ control (Orkin's business)
It gets on one’s nerves
Irksome insect
Nuisance
Little brother, often
Irksome type
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Mouse, e.g
Annoying thing
Nuisance
Nuisance
Raid target
Thing getting on one's nerves
Nuisance
Nuisance
Irritant
Annoying one
Annoying one
Noodge
Annoyance
Nuisance
Irritant
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Nuisance
Pain in the neck
Plague
Fruit fly or gnat
Irritant
Nuisance
Rat or roach
Annoying one
Annoying person
Annoying one
Annoying person
Pain in the neck
The cheapest part is better avoided
Nuisance
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Nuisance
Racing letters
Mosquito or gnat
Annoying one
Annoying one
Nuisance
Fly or gnat, often
Nuisance
Black Flag or d-CON target
Nuisance
4-Down victim, e.g.
Mole or mouse
Irritating one
Irritating one
Pets turn out to be vermin
Nuisance
Nuisance
Unrelenting annoyance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Nuisance
Annoying thing
Annoying thing
Pets turn out to be vermin
Nuisance
Nuisance
Nuisance
Nuisance
Irksome person
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Nuisance
Irritant
Annoying one
Irksome one
Pain in the you-know-what
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Nuisance
Exterminator's target
Bug bomb victim
Having to step lively can be a nuisance
Nuisance
Pets turned out to be vermin
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Yappy dog, e.g.
Nuisance
Annoying person
Nuisance
Black Flag or d-CON target
Nuisance
Nuisance
Annoying thing
Nuisance
Sitter's challenge
Annoying sort
Nuisance
Nuisance
Step around vermin
Nuisance
Irksome sort
Nuisance
Nuisance
Irritant
Annoying one
Nuisance
Nuisance
Irritant
Nuisance
Bothersome one
Nuisance
Little sibling, often
Irritant
Phylloxera, for one, in the grapes' terroir?
Nuisance
Mole, to a suburbanite
Annoyance
Nuisance
Gnat or rat
Irksome sort
Annoyance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Old Bob in sulk becoming a nuisance
Irritant
Annoying one
Annoying person
One getting shooed
Irritant
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be a blight
Bothersome one
Annoying person
Annoying one
Mole or mosquito
Bedbug, e.g
Annoying one
Gnat or rat
Irritating one
Nuisance
Bothersome one
Annoyance
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Annoying thing
Irritant
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Thing on your nerves
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Nuisance
Nuisance
Nuisance
Nuisance
Annoying person
Annoying person
Nuisance
Fly, e.g.
Annoying one
Irritant
Having to break step can be a nuisance
Irritant
Annoying one
Bothersome one
"Ramona the ___" (Beverly Cleary book)
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Bothersome annoyance
Bother
Termite or gnat
Kid brother, e.g.
Gnat, for one
Bug you want to swat
___ control (exterminator's service)
17-Across or louse
Nuisance
Annoyance
Annoying person
Nuisance
Bug or brat
Unrelenting annoyance
Ant, to a picnicker
Orkin target
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Irritating critter
Irksome type
Nuisance
Pain in the neck
Person who's a continual bother
Flea or tick
Annoying thing
Nuisance
Flea or fly
Nuisance
"Ramona the ___" (Beverly Cleary book)
Objectionable one
Irksome one
Irksome insect or person
Bother minister eschewing religious studies
Irritant
Nuisance
Pets turn out to be vermin
Nuisance
Irritating critter
Nuisance
Nuisance
Annoying one
Nuisance
Noodge
Buttonholer

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