Pest may refer to:

  • Pest (organism), an animal or plant detrimental to humans or human concerns
  • Pest, an archaic term for pestilence, originally the Black Death
  • Pest (hockey), an ice hockey player specialising in aggravating opponents
  • Pest (music), a British music group
  • Pest (musician), a Norwegian black metal vocalist
  • PEST (unit), a Slovenian Military Police special forces unit
  • The Pest (1917 film), a 1917 film starring Oliver Hardy
  • The Pest (1997 film), a 1997 film starring John Leguizamo
  • The Pest (2008 film), a 2008 film starring Harry Shearear
  • PEST analysis (Political, Economic, Social and Technological), a framework for analysis of macroenvironmental factors
  • An annoyance


  • Pest, Hungary
  • Pest County

Famous quotes containing the word pest:

    The pest of society is egotists. There are dull and bright, sacred and profane, coarse and fine egotists. ‘Tis a disease that, like influenza, falls on all constitutions.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)