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Definition of Vermin

Vermin

  1. An animal, in general.
  2. A noxious or mischievous animal; especially, noxious little animals or insects, collectively, as squirrels, rats, mice, flies, lice, bugs, etc.
  3. Hence, in contempt, noxious human beings.

Vermin Quotations

No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.
Aneurin Bevan

If human beings were shown what they're really like, they'd either kill one another as vermin, or hang themselves.
Aldous Huxley

No attempt at ethical or social seduction can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.
Aneurin Bevan

In the early 1940s, as a young teenager, I was utterly appalled by the racist and jingoist hysteria of the anti-Japanese propaganda. The Germans were evil, but treated with some respect: They were, after all, blond Aryan types, just like our imaginary self-image. Japanese were mere vermin, to be crushed like ants.
Noam Chomsky

Touch but a cobweb in Westminster Hall, and the old spider of the law is out upon you with all his vermin at his heels.
Henry Fox
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Vermin Translations

vermin in Afrikaans is ongedierte
vermin in Dutch is ongedierte
vermin in German is Ungeziefer, Ungeziefers, Ungeziefer
vermin in Spanish is bicho
vermin in Swedish is ohyra, skadedjur