Thesaurus for peck
- batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit, large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, United States dry unit, whole lot, whole slew
Pronunciation of peck: P EH1 K (pɛk)
Number of syllables of peck: 1
Definition of peck
- (n): a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches
- (n): a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons
- (n): (often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
- (v): bother persistently with trivial complaints; "She nags her husband all day long"
- (v): eat like a bird; "The anorexic girl just picks at her food"
- (v): eat by pecking at, like a bird
- (v): hit lightly with a picking motion
- (v): kiss lightly
Examples of peck
- The award is organised by The Rory Peck Trust.
- Peck is shown to have a crush on a beautiful hen named Hannah.
- In 1998, the museum opened the Peck Wing.
- Autoshaping of the pigeon's key peck.
- Peck, Mitchum and Balsam all appeared in the remake.
- Peck seeks to differentiate between love and cathexis.
- One peck is enough to cause the learning.
- Mike also spent its time preening and attempting to peck for food with its neck.
- Otherwise, it will be a hunt and peck game.
- Peck also discussed the question of the devil.