Definition of peck
- peck a hole
Examples of peck in a Sentence
The hen pecked my finger.
The woodpecker pecked a hole in the tree.
He pecked his wife on the cheek as he headed out the door.
PECK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of peck for English Language Learners
of a bird : to strike sharply at something with the beak
: to make (something) by pecking with the beak
: to kiss (someone) lightly and quickly
PECK Defined for Kids
Definition of peck for Students
- Birds pecked the cherries that filled the tree.
- Birds pecked holes.
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