Definitions for peck

Definitions for (noun) peck

Main entry: peck

Definition: a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches

Main entry: peck

Definition: a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons

Main entry: batch, mint, mountain, muckle, peck, passel, tidy sum, deal, spate, sight, slew, stack, heap, hatful, good deal, great deal, wad, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, lot, mass, mess, mickle, flock

Definition: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Usage: a batch of letters; a deal of trouble; a lot of money; he made a mint on the stock market; see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos; it must have cost plenty; a slew of journalists; a wad of money

Definitions for (verb) peck

Main entry: hen-peck, peck, nag

Definition: bother persistently with trivial complaints

Usage: She nags her husband all day long

Main entry: pick at, peck, peck at

Definition: eat like a bird

Usage: The anorexic girl just picks at her food

Main entry: peck, pick up

Definition: eat by pecking at, like a bird

Main entry: pick, peck, beak

Definition: hit lightly with a picking motion

Main entry: smack, peck

Definition: kiss lightly

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