HyperDic: vermin

English > 2 senses of the word vermin:
NOUNperson vermin, varmintan irritating or obnoxious person
animalverminany of various small animals or insects that are pests
vermin > pronunciation
Soundsver'mihn
RhymesAdrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > vermin: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn irritating or obnoxious person.
Synonymvarmint
Broaderbad personA person who does harm to others
Catalanescurçó
Adjectivesverminousof the nature of vermin
English > vermin: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny of various small animals or insects that are pests; e.g. cockroaches or rats.
Examples
  • "cereals must be protected from mice and other vermin"
  • "he examined the child's head for vermin"
  • "boys in the village have probably been shooting vermin"
BroaderpestAny unwanted and destructive insect or other animal that attacks food or crops or livestock etc.
Spanishalimaña, bicho, bichos, sabandija
Catalananimaló, bestiola
Adjectivesverminousof the nature of vermin

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