how to pronounce peck


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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


  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.


  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.


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

peck frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word peck occurs in english on average 2.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics peck can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that peck can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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