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pesty

[ pes-tee ]

adjective

, pest·i·er, pest·i·est.
  1. being a nuisance or pest; annoyingly troublesome.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of pesty1

First recorded in 1765–75; pest ( def ) + -y 1( def )

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Example Sentences

Now let those pesty scientists challenge him with the question of whether any E's would be listening to their review.

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

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

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