Complete Definition of "peck"

English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Ék|-Ék

Noun
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en-noun

#One quarter of a bushel; a dry measure of eight quarts.
#:They picked a peck of wheat.
#A great deal; a large or excessive quantity.
#:She figured most children probably ate a peck of dirt before they turned ten.
#A short kiss.
#:I greeted him with a quick peck on the cheek.

Translations
trans-top|One quarter of a bushel; a dry measure of eight quarts
Finnish: peck
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trans-top|A great deal; a large or excessive quantity
Finnish: kasapäin
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trans-top|A short kiss
Finnish: nopea suukko
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Verb
en-verb

#To strike or pierce with the beak or bill (of a bird) or similar instrument.
#:The birds pecked at their food.
#To do something in small, intermittent pieces.
#:He has been pecking away at that project for some time now.

  1. archaic To type.

Translations
trans-top|To strike or pierce with the beak or bill (of a bird) or similar instrument
Finnish: nokkia
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trans-top|To do something in small, intermittent pieces
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trans-top|To type
[Armenian]]: ÕºÕ¡Õ¹Õ«Õ¯
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Derived terms
pecking order
peckish
woodpecker

Category:English transitive verbs
Category:Units of measure

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