peck at

Definition of peck at

  1. :  to take small bites of (food) Her son pecked at his food and said he wasn't hungry.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a large quantity or number

  1. :  to strike or pierce especially repeatedly with the bill or a pointed tool

    :  to make by pecking

    :  to pick up with the bill

  1. :  an impression or hole made by pecking

    :  a quick sharp stroke

    :  a quick light kiss

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capable of being understood in two ways

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