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  Definition of Peck
  1. a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches
  2. a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons
  3. (often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
  4. bother persistently with trivial complaints; "She nags her husband all day long"
  5. eat like a bird; "The anorexic girl just picks at her food"
  6. eat by pecking at, like a bird
  7. hit lightly with a picking motion
  8. kiss lightly
Similar Words: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew, nag, hen-peck, pick at, peck at, pick up, pick, beak, smack

 

Hyponyms: flood, inundation, deluge, torrent

 

Part Meronyms: bushel

 

Derivational Morphology: jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad, throng, mob, pack, pile, heap, scold, scolder, nag, nagger, common scold, beak, bill, neb, nib, pecker, smack, smooch

 

 
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