peke

noun

often capitalized

Examples of peke in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s a legend that the peke was born when Buddha shrunk a lion to the size of a dog. Kevin Fisher-Paulson, SFChronicle.com, 13 Oct. 2020 Odder still is the inclusion of a kidney transplant—from one human to another, regrettably, rather than from, say, wolfhound to peke. John Cassidy, The New Yorker, 15 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of peke was in 1910

Dictionary Entries Near peke

Cite this Entry

“Peke.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peke. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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