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peck

noun

1 peck

often followed by `of' A large number or amount or extent.

synonyms: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess ... show more.

Roget 102: multitude; numerous etc. adj.; numerosity, numerality; multiplicity; profusion etc. (plenty) 639; legion, host; great number, ... show more

Roget 31: greatness etc. adj.; magnitude; size etc. (dimensions) 192; multitude etc. (number) 102; immensity; enormity; ... show more

Dutch: bende, berg, boel, bom, bulk, bups, een groot aantal, hoop, kluit, kwak ... show more
Polish: armia, legion, tabun, zastęp



2 peck

A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons.

3 peck

A United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches.

verb

1 peck

Hit lightly with a picking motion.

synonyms: beak, pick.

Roget 298: eat, feed, fare, devour, swallow, take; gulp, bolt, snap; fall to; despatch, dispatch; discuss; take down, ... show more

2 peck

Eat by pecking at, like a bird.

synonym: pick up.

Dutch: pikken

3 peck

Kiss lightly.

synonym: smack.

4 peck

Eat like a bird.

synonyms: peck at, pick at.

5 peck

Bother persistently with trivial complaints.

synonyms: hen-peck, nag.

Dutch: emmeren, griepen, lazeren, malen, mauwen, meieren, mekken, mekkeren, mieren, neuzelen ... show more


Moby thesaurus: abundance, acres, bags, barrel, barrels, batch, beak, brush, bug, bunt, bushel, buss, carp at, chuck, considerable, copiousness, countlessness, dab, deal, fillip ... show more.

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