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Is pest a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word pest is a Scrabble US word. The word pest is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is pest a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word pest is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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Valid words made from Pest

You can make 17 words from 'pest' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'pest'

PEST 6PETS 6
SEPT 6SPET 6
STEP 6 

3 letters words from 'pest'

EST 3PES 5
PET 5PST 5
SET 3TES 3

2 letters words from 'pest'

ES 2ET 2
PE 4ST 2
TE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of pest

pest epst pset spet espt sept pets epts ptes tpes etps teps pste spte ptse tpse stpe tspe estp setp etsp tesp step tsep

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word pest. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in pest.

Definitions and meaning of pest

pest

Etymology

From Middle French peste (whence French peste), ultimately from Latin pestis.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /pɛst/
  • Rhymes: -ɛst

Noun

pest (plural pests)

  1. (originally) A plague, pestilence, epidemic
  2. Any destructive insect or caterpillar that attacks crops or livestock; an agricultural pest.
  3. An annoying person, a nuisance.
  4. An animal regarded as a nuisance, destructive, or a parasite, vermin.
  5. An invasive weed.

Synonyms

  • (creature): bug

Related terms

  • garden pest
  • pester
  • pesting
  • pesthole
  • pesthouse
  • pesticidal, pesticide
  • pestiferous
  • pestilence, pestilent, pestilential

Translations

Anagrams

  • EPTs, ESTP, PETs, STEP, Sept, Sept., TPEs, Teps, pets, sept, sept-, spet, step, step-

Danish

Etymology

From French peste, from Latin pestis (disease, plague, pest, destruction).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɛst/, [pʰɛsd̥]

Noun

pest c (uncountable, singular definite pesten)

  1. (medicine) plague
  2. (figuratively) pestilence

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛst

Noun

pest f (uncountable)

  1. A plague, pest, pestilence.
  2. A specific bovine plague
  3. An obnoxious person

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Indonesian: pes

Verb

pest

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of pesten
  2. imperative of pesten

References

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Latin pestis

Noun

pest f or m (definite singular pesta or pesten, indefinite plural pester, definite plural pestene)

  1. a plague
    sky (noe/noen) som pesten - avoid (something/someone) like the plague
    velge mellom pest og kolera - choose the lesser of two evils

Derived terms

  • byllepest
  • forpeste
  • pestepidemi

References

  • “pest” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Latin pestis

Noun

pest m (definite singular pesten, indefinite plural pestar, definite plural pestane)
pest f (definite singular pesta, indefinite plural pester, definite plural pestene)

  1. a plague
    sky (noko/nokon) som pesten - avoid (something/someone) like the plague
    velje mellom pest og kolera - choose the lesser of two evils

Derived terms

  • byllepest
  • forpeste
  • pestepidemi

References

  • “pest” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *pęstь

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pêːst/

Noun

pȇst f (Cyrillic spelling пе̑ст)

  1. (regional, literary) fist

Declension


Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *pęstь. Cognate with Serbo-Croatian пест, pest, Slovak päsť, Russian пясть (pjastʹ, middle part of the hand) and запя́стье (zapjástʹje), dialectal Bulgarian (Western dialects) пестник (pestnik), песник (pesnik), пестница (pestnica). Compare Ancient Greek πυγμή (pugmḗ), English fist, German Faust.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /péːst/

Noun

pẹ̑st f

  1. (anatomy) fist

Inflection

Derived terms

  • pésten

Swedish

Etymology

Ultimately from Latin pestis.

Noun

pest c

  1. A plague
  2. A pest; something deeply annoying

Derived terms

  • blodpest
  • böldpest
  • lungpest
  • pest och pina
  • välja mellan pest och kolera

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an annoying person or thing.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)