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peck

synonym (synonym of peck)

hypernym (peck IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent (noun.quantity)
    an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude (noun.quantity)
     
  • a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons (noun.quantity)
    a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet (noun.quantity)
     
  • a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches (noun.quantity)
    a unit of measurement of capacity for dry substances officially adopted in the United States Customary System (noun.quantity)
     
  • bother persistently with trivial complaints (verb.communication)
    express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness (verb.communication)
     
  • eat like a bird (verb.consumption)
    take in solid food (verb.consumption)
     
  • hit lightly with a picking motion (verb.contact)
    deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon (verb.contact)
     
  • kiss lightly (verb.contact)
    touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc. (verb.contact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF peck relation)

  • (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent (noun.quantity)
    an overwhelming number or amount (noun.quantity)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation (noun.quantity)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches (noun.quantity)
    a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches (noun.quantity)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.quantity)
    a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152.42 cubic inches (noun.quantity)
     

derivation (.... is derived from peck)

  • (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent (noun.quantity)
    fill to overflow (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    crowd or pack to capacity (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    press tightly together or cram (verb.motion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    affording an abundant supply (adj.all)
     
  • bother persistently with trivial complaints (verb.communication)
    someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault (noun.person)
     
  • eat by pecking at, like a bird (verb.consumption)
    horny projecting mouth of a bird (noun.animal)
     
  • hit lightly with a picking motion (verb.contact)
    beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles) (noun.animal)
     
  • kiss lightly (verb.contact)
    an enthusiastic kiss (noun.act)
     
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