Definition of peck at
- Her son pecked at his food and said he wasn't hungry.
: a unit of capacity equal to ¹/₄ bushel — see Weights and Measures Table
: a large quantity or number
: to strike or pierce especially repeatedly with the bill or a pointed tool
: to make by pecking
: to pick up with the bill
: an impression or hole made by pecking
: a quick sharp stroke
: a quick light kiss
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