Translation of "pest" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /pest/ us /pest/

an animal that causes damage to plants, food, etc.

Most farmers think foxes are pests.

informal an annoying person

pesado, -a

(Translation of “pest” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /pest/

a creature that is harmful or destructive, eg a mosquito, a rat etc

animal/insecto nocivo; plaga
(also adjective) pest control.

a troublesome person or thing

pelma, pesado (persona); lata, rollo (cosa)
He is always annoying me – he is an absolute pest!
pesticide /-tisaid/ noun

a substance that kills animal and insect pests.


(Translation of “pest” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)