- 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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