"pesky" Definition

  1. an intensitive expression, implying annoyance; as, “A PESKY, troublesome fellow.” Corruption of PESTILENT; or, _Irish_, PEASGACH, rough, rugged. PESKY has now become more American than English. _Pesky Ike_ is the name of a popular American drama.

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Position in the dictionary: 2568 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: peter, peter funk, peter grievous, petticoat, pewter, philadelphia-lawyer, philander, philip, philiper, philistine
Previous words in the dictionary: persuaders, perpendicular, perkin, perform, perch, pepper-boxes, pepper, pen’orth, pensioner, penny-a-liner

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