- an objectionable or undesirable animal, usually predatory, as a coyote or bobcat.
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Across the wilderness I once shot a varmint in the wilderness!Mitt Romney Finds the Funny in ‘America the Beautiful’ (VIDEO)|Mark Katz|February 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The timing also suggests a possible copycat varmint shooting.
He jumped up yelling, and the first thing the light showed was the varmint curled up and ready for another spring.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
"There," said he, you keep dark and sell the first flat you come across the same way the varmint sold you.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
Uncas, call up your father; we have need of all our we'pons to bring the cunning varmint from his roost.The Last of the Mohicans|James Fenimore Cooper
He was therefore sure of his supper; and the “varmint” was carefully deposited in the corner of the waggon.The Hunters' Feast|Mayne Reid
Pity we couldn't place a mine to blow 'em to blazes, or have a gun to shoot direct at the varmint.The Hero of Panama|F. S. Brereton