Definition of Peskiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of pesky) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Peskiest

1. pesky [adj] - See also: pesky

Lexicographical Neighbors of Peskiest

pescevegetarians
pescovegetarian
pescovegetarians
peseta
pesetas
pesewa
pesewas
pesharim
pesher
peshmarga
peshmerga
peshmerge
peshwa
peshwas
peskier
peskiest (current term)
peskily
peskiness
peskinesses
pesky
peso
peso ley
pesos
pessary cell
pessary corpuscle
pessima
pessimal
pessimally

Literary usage of Peskiest

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons, Marion Satterlee (1900)
"... to strike despair into the heart of the farmer, for this is, perhaps, the " peskiest" of all the weeds with which he has to contend. ..."

2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Havana (NY) Republican, from Journal of Commerce, nd 1839 Here's a going to be one of the peskiest battles that ever was fit.—Chemung (NY) Democrat, April ..."

3. Huckleberries Gathered from New England Hills by Rose Terry Cooke (1891)
"You 're the peskiest woman I ever see!" roared the deacon, flinging out of the house and banging the door behind him. But he did not shut the truths he had ..."

4. The Ebony Idol by G. M. Flanders (1860)
"You are the peskiest critter to come round a critter, David, I ever did see. Go and make the fire, and then run out to the barn and hunt up some eggs; ..."

5. Wit and Humor of Bench and Bar by Marshall Brown (1899)
"You'll excuse me for stoppin' you, but what I wanted to say was that your speech convinced me, though I knowed all the time that it was the peskiest lie ..."

6. War Letters of William Thompson Lusk: Captain, Assistant Adjutant-general by William Thompson Lusk (1911)
"These are the peskiest little creatures you ever saw, completely forbidding sleep on a warm night, and defying such flimsy obstruction as mosquito bars. ..."

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