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peck·ish

 (pĕk′ĭsh)
adj.
1. Ill-tempered; irritable.
2. Chiefly British Somewhat hungry.

[From peck, to eat.]

peckish

(ˈpɛkɪʃ)
adj
informal chiefly Brit feeling slightly hungry; having an appetite
[C18: from peck2]

peck•ish

(ˈpɛk ɪʃ)

adj. Chiefly Brit.
somewhat hungry.
[1775–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.peckish - somewhat hungry
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
hungry - feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food; "a world full of hungry people"
2.peckish - easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Translations
ذو شَهِـيَّة شَديدَه
vyhládlý
småsulten
svangur
çok açkarnı zil çalan

peckish

[ˈpekɪʃ] ADJcon ganas de comer algo
I'm or I feel a bit peckishtengo ganas de comer algo

peckish

[ˈpɛkɪʃ] adj (British) (= hungry) to be peckish → avoir un creux
to feel a bit peckish → avoir un petit creux

peckish

adj (Brit inf: = hungry) I’m (feeling) a bit peckishich könnte was zwischen die Zähne gebrauchen (inf)

peckish

[ˈpɛkɪʃ] adj (Brit) (fam) to feel a bit peckishavere un languorino

peck

(pek) verb
1. (of birds) to strike or pick up with the beak, usually in order to eat. The birds pecked at the corn; The bird pecked his hand.
2. to eat very little. She just pecks (at) her food.
3. to kiss quickly and briefly. She pecked her mother on the cheek.
noun
1. a tap or bite with the beak. The bird gave him a painful peck on the hand.
2. a brief kiss. a peck on the cheek.
ˈpeckish adjective
rather hungry. I feel a bit peckish.