Definitions for vermin

vermin ver·min

Spelling: [vur-min]
IPA: /ˈvɜr mɪn/

Vermin is a 6 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 11 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 14 points.

You can make 97 anagrams from letters in vermin (eimnrv).

Definitions for vermin


  1. noxious, objectionable, or disgusting animals collectively, especially those of small size that appear commonly and are difficult to control, as flies, lice, bedbugs, cockroaches, mice, and rats.
  2. an objectionable or obnoxious person, or such persons collectively.
  3. animals that prey upon game, as coyotes or weasels.

Origin of vermin

1300-50; Middle English vermyne Anglo-French, Middle French vermin, vermine Vulgar Latin *verminum, *vermina, based on Latin vermin-; see verminate

Examples for vermin

These vermin are more to be feared than hangman's cord or headsman's axe.'

The RIP offers a clear window into the intersection of poverty and vermin.

“They kept the apartment filthy and they had vermin problems,” the neighbor says.

Suddenly he thrust out an arm and appeared to crush some vermin against the wall.

Sandy may actually help the vermin spread diseases, as a matter of fact.

He belonged to the class of humanity which you can call by no other name than that of vermin.

Did I not very particularly ask you whether there were any vermin in it?

If you thought Frankenstorm would rid Gotham of its vermin, think again.

Without the beeps and whirs of a cellphone, you can use your ears to detect crickets, mice, or other vermin in your home.

The world in general is under a mistake as to the nature of these vermin.

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