Varmint meaning

värmĭnt
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One that is considered undesirable, obnoxious, or troublesome.
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An obnoxious person or troublemaker.
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(informal, dial.) A person or animal regarded as troublesome or objectionable.
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A pestering animal such as one that kills or harasses a farmer's livestock or crops.
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Origin of varmint

  • Variant of vermin

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

  • Also a term usually used in Westerns about undesirable animal pests or people, occasionally represented as "varmit".

    From Wiktionary