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peck2

peck2

 
 
pronunciation:
pek
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pecked, pecking, pecks
definition 1: to strike, nip, or pick up with the beak.
definition 2: to make (a hole or indentation) by striking with or as if with a beak.
definition 3: (informal) to kiss quickly and lightly.
She pecked me on the cheek.
 
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to strike or strike at something with or as with a beak.
similar words:
tap
definition 2: to eat in small bits, or reluctantly.
She pecked at the dessert.
similar words:
nibble
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a stroke, nip, or blow with or as with a beak.
similar words:
tap
definition 2: (informal) a quick light kiss.
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