Synonyms for (noun) peck

Synonyms: peck

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

Similar words: United States dry unit

Definition: a unit of measurement of capacity for dry substances officially adopted in the United States Customary System


Synonyms: peck

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

Similar words: British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit

Definition: a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude

Synonyms for (verb) peck

Synonyms: hen-peck, peck, nag

Definition: bother persistently with trivial complaints

Usage: She nags her husband all day long

Similar words: sound off, kvetch, kick, quetch, plain, complain

Definition: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

Usage: My mother complains all day; She has a lot to kick about


Synonyms: pick at, peck, peck at

Definition: eat like a bird

Usage: The anorexic girl just picks at her food

Similar words: eat

Definition: take in solid food

Usage: She was eating a banana; What did you eat for dinner last night?


Synonyms: peck, pick up

Definition: eat by pecking at, like a bird

Similar words: eat

Definition: take in solid food

Usage: She was eating a banana; What did you eat for dinner last night?


Synonyms: pick, peck, beak

Definition: hit lightly with a picking motion

Similar words: strike

Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead


Synonyms: smack, peck

Definition: kiss lightly

Similar words: snog, kiss, buss, osculate

Definition: touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.

Usage: The newly married couple kissed; She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room