peckishness

peckishness

(ˈpɛkɪʃnəs)
n
the state or condition of being peckish
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What it didn't have until recently was any proper food - a shortcoming, I thought, on those nights I'd sat drinking wonderful concoctions with a stomach that was grumbling through peckishness.
Lifelike to the point of inducing extreme peckishness, you can even keep your money in it - if you've got the bread.
Naturally you can't leave Nice without sampling the local speciality: socca, a savoury chickpea pancake perfect for warding off mid-afternoon peckishness for around EUR3.
Nevertheless, here are top chefs Allegra McEvedy and Paul Merrett to show everyone that dining on a budget needn't feel like you're living in a constant state of penury and/or perpetual peckishness.
While we're on the subject of Justice O'Connor's father, let me note my semi-filial peckishness at the way that Ms.
There are no touchstones for him here, none of the totemic protection of "the peckishness of the academics in California, the sullen diffidence of his students in Georgetown" (M, 104).