adjective, pes·ki·er, pes·ki·est.Informal.
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OTHER WORDS FROM peskypesk·i·ly, adverbpesk·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for pesky
Apparently, Shopify sees this as a perk, taking care of the pesky technical SEO issues on your behalf.Four common SEO problems with Shopify and how to fix them|Edward Coram James|February 19, 2021|Search Engine Watch
Most of the Avengers are humans who gained their powers later in life, like Captain America did when the military injected him with super-soldier serum or Spider-Man did when that pesky Spider took a bite out of him.Everything You Need to Know Before Watching WandaVision|Eliana Dockterman|January 14, 2021|Time
She had to buy more of the chemical — and special equipment that would let her use it without any pesky air getting in the way.Ordinary paper turns into flexible human-powered keypad|Kathryn Hulick|November 6, 2020|Science News For Students
Google Search can now help users find the name of that pesky tune stuck in their heads, even if they only remember the melody.Name that tune: Google can now identify songs based on hums and whistles|Danielle Abril|October 15, 2020|Fortune
If you’ve been having trouble unlocking your pesky iPhone while wearing a mask, you’re not alone.Apple Is Making It Way Easier to Unlock Your iPhone While Wearing a Mask|Patrick Lucas Austin|April 30, 2020|Time
Isn't it time Kate took a lesson from her grandmother-in-law and weighted down those skirts against the pesky wind?
Unfortunately, pesky activists and passionate students have made sexual assault impossible to ignore, even for men.The College Bro’s Burden: Consent and Assault Cast a Shadow on Sexy Times|Amy Zimmerman|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lady Gaga released her new single “Applause” a week early to combat those pesky internet leaks.‘Breaking Bad’ Breaks Records, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry Release New Songs|Culture Team|August 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If it was still Shea Stadium, this list would look a lot different—starting with those pesky rats as “the worst.”New York Is Not Really the Best Place for the All-Star Game|Sarah Langs|July 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Red Sox centerfield Johnny Pesky nabbed the relay, double-clutched the ball, and threw late to the plate.
A plump young kitten that had not seen the pesky stuff before came to meet me from the stable, jumping like a rabbit.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
He was a young fellow about Jack's age, but not one-half so manly, and he was sniffling and scolding about "that pesky parrot."Beautiful Joe|Marshall Saunders
The first order of business were those pesky gait-recognition cameras.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
I be'n thinkin' it over, on the way, an' a dollar's too pesky cheap fer this trip.Mary Louise in the Country|L. Frank Baum (AKA Edith Van Dyne)
But as I told you first thing, that Point is al'lus a pesky place and a good place to veer from.The Girl Scouts at Sea Crest|Lillian Garis