Definition of infest


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • infest is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 9 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • infest is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 10 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of infest

  • occupy in large numbers or live on a host (verb)

    Examples

    1. the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North

    Synonyms

    1. invade
    2. overrun

  • invade in great numbers (verb)

    Examples

    1. the roaches infested our kitchen

    Synonyms

    1. overrun

  • live on or in a host, as of parasites (verb)

See definition of infest in Merriam Webster