Hyphenation of peck

Are you trying to hyphenate peck? Unfortunately it cannot be hyphenated because it only contains one syllable.


Definitions of peck:

(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 See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos It must have cost plenty A slew of journalists A wad of money
A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons
A United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches
Hit lightly with a picking motion
Eat by pecking at, like a bird
Kiss lightly
Eat like a bird
The anorexic girl just picks at her food
Bother persistently with trivial complaints
She nags her husband all day long

Synonyms of peck:

noun 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, large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amount
nounBritish capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit
nounUnited States dry unit
verb pick, beak, strike
verbpick up, eat
verb smack, kiss, buss, osculate
verbpick at, peck at, eat
verb nag, hen-peck, complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch

Last hyphenations of this language