noun, plural ver·min.
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Origin of vermin
Words nearby vermin
Example sentences from the Web for vermin
Without the beeps and whirs of a cellphone, you can use your ears to detect crickets, mice, or other vermin in your home.
The RIP offers a clear window into the intersection of poverty and vermin.
“They kept the apartment filthy and they had vermin problems,” the neighbor says.NY Couple Not Terrorists, Say Cops, Just Rich Kids With Drug Habits|Michael Daly, Lizzie Crocker|January 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sandy may actually help the vermin spread diseases, as a matter of fact.
If you thought Frankenstorm would rid Gotham of its vermin, think again.
Others speak of vermin, noxious plants, or instances of uncleanliness.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
The inhabitants were cowering upon the floor, playing with the children, or assisting one another to get rid of their vermin.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Athenæus assures us that he was carried, like a bird, in an iron cage until he was devoured by vermin.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Every instinct and habit made her a stranger among these poor swamp-people living like vermin in their lair.Summer|Edith Wharton
Arrangements should be made for keeping the area clear of vermin and for ventilating and draining it.