Words at Play : Top 10 Favorite British Words, Vol. 2

#4: Peckish

Definition:

hungry

Example:

"Peckish seagulls are causing carnage by ripping open rubbish sacks before binmen can collect them." – Clacton Gazette, June 17, 2011

About the Word:

Peckish has its origin in hungry birds pecking at their food.

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