PECK MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Peck Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v.) To seize and pick up with the beak, or as with the beak; to bite; to eat; -- often with up.
  2. (v.) To make, by striking with the beak or a pointed instrument; as, to peck a hole in a tree.
  3. (v. i.) To pick up food with the beak; hence, to eat.
  4. (v.) Hence: To strike, pick, thrust against, or dig into, with a pointed instrument; especially, to strike, pick, etc., with repeated quick movements.
  5. (v. i.) To make strokes with the beak, or with a pointed instrument.
  6. (n.) The fourth part of a bushel; a dry measure of eight quarts; as, a peck of wheat.
  7. (n.) A quick, sharp stroke, as with the beak of a bird or a pointed instrument.
  8. (n.) A great deal; a large or excessive quantity.
  9. (v.) To strike with the beak; to thrust the beak into; as, a bird pecks a tree.


Synonyms:
Batch, Beak, Deal, Flock, Heap, Lot, Mass, Mess, Mickle, Mint, Muckle, Nag, Pick, Pile, Plenty, Pot, Raft, Sight, Slew, Smack, Spate, Stack, Wad,

• Pecked Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Peck


• Pecker Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) An instrument for pecking; a pick.
  2. (n.) One who, or that which, pecks; specif., a bird that pecks holes in trees; a woodpecker.


Synonyms:
Beak, Bill, Cock, Neb, Nib, Peter, Prick, Shaft, Tool, Woodpecker,

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