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adjective, pest·i·er, pest·i·est.
  1. being a nuisance or pest; annoyingly troublesome.
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Origin of pesty

First recorded in 1765–75; pest + -y1
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Examples from the Web for pesty

Historical Examples

  • I wonder if that pesty psychiatrist has been right, all along?

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    Mark Clifton

  • Sometimes I was pesty en he whip me wid a switch, but he never whip so hard.