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  Words related to peck

Related / 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

 

Definition:
  • a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches;
  • a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons;
  • (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";
  • bother persistently with trivial complaints; "She nags her husband all day long";
  • eat like a bird; "The anorexic girl just picks at her food";
  • eat by pecking at, like a bird;
  • hit lightly with a picking motion;
  • kiss lightly;

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    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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