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peckish

peckish

adjective peck·ish \ˈpe-kish\

: slightly hungry

: irritated or annoyed

Full Definition of PECKISH

1
chiefly British :  hungry
2
:  crotchety

Examples of PECKISH

  1. If you're feeling peckish, there's some cheese in the fridge.
  2. a peckish tone of voice

Origin of PECKISH

2peck
First Known Use: 1785

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