Pesky meaning

pĕskē
Annoying; disagreeable; troublesome.
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Troublesome; annoying.

A pesky mosquito.

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The definition of pesky is someone or something that is annoying and causes trouble.

A little sister that annoys you and follows you everywhere is an example of a pesky little sister.

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Origin of pesky

  • Probably alteration of pest

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Possibly from pesty.

    From Wiktionary