Meaning of infest

in•fest

Pronunciation: (in-fest'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to live in or overrun to an unwanted degree or in a troublesome manner, esp. as predatory animals or vermin do: Sharks infested the coastline.
  2. to be numerous in, as anything undesirable or troublesome: the cares that infest the day.
  3. to harass.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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