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peck2

 
 
pronunciation:
pek
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: pecks, pecking, pecked
definition 1: to strike, or pick up quickly with the beak.
The chickens pecked at their feed.
definition 2: to make by striking with or as if with a beak.
The bird pecked a large hole in the tree for its home.
definition 3: (informal) to kiss quickly and lightly.
She pecked him on the cheek.
 
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a stroke or blow with or as with a beak.
The baby cried when the bird gave her a peck on the head.
similar words:
tap
definition 2: (informal) a quick light kiss.
Her first kiss from him was just a peck on the cheek.
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