how to pronounce peck

/ˈpɛk/

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peck is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of peck in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… Richard Peck and then strung together as …”

meanings of peck

verb:

  1. To strike, pick, thrust against, or dig into, with a pointed instrument, especially with repeated quick movements.
  2. To seize and pick up with the beak, or as if with the beak; to bite; to eat; often with up.
  3. To lurch forward; especially, of a horse, to stumble after hitting the ground with the toe instead of the flat of the foot.
  4. To type by searching for each key individually.
  5. To strike or pierce with the beak or bill (of a bird).
  6. To type in general.
  7. To do something in small, intermittent pieces.
  8. To form by striking with the beak or a pointed instrument.
  9. To kiss briefly.
  10. To throw.

noun:

  1. A great deal; a large or excessive quantity.
  2. Misspelling of pec.
  3. An act of striking with a beak.
  4. Discoloration caused by fungus growth or insects.
  5. A small kiss.
  6. One quarter of a bushel; a dry measure of eight quarts.

name:

  1. A surname​.
  2. A town in Wisconsin.
  3. A city in Idaho.
  4. A village in Michigan.

words with pronunciation similar to peck

petspeckspecpickpepheckrecpenpareneck

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