hunt-and-peck

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\ ˌhənt-ᵊn-ˈpek How to pronounce hunt-and-peck (audio) \

Definition of hunt-and-peck

: a method of typing in which one looks at the keyboard and types using usually the index fingers

First Known Use of hunt-and-peck

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Hunt-and-peck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hunt-and-peck. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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hunt-and-peck

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English Language Learners Definition of hunt-and-peck

informal : a method of typing that involves looking at the keyboard and using only one finger of each hand to press the keys

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