peck  

  • 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.  

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