One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘that child is a real pest’
nuisance, bother, annoyance, irritation, irritant, thorn in one's flesh, thorn in one's side, vexation, trial, the bane of one's life, menace, curse, problem, trouble, worry, inconvenience, bore, gadfly
informal pain, pain in the neck, aggravation, headache, cuss
Scottish informal nyaff, skelf
North American informal nudnik, pain in the butt
NZ Australian informal nark
British dated, informal blighter, blister
British vulgar slang pain in the arse
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