Definition of peckish in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛkɪʃ/


[predicative] informal, chiefly British
Hungry: I hadn’t eaten and was quite peckish
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  • And if you get peckish there's a café, which uses organic produce from the farm's garden whenever possible, and a shop which sells organic vegetables, herbs, plants, honey and eggs.
  • Heck, you should even feel free to breastfeed while reading this column, ladies, if your little one is feeling a bit peckish.
  • But there's no real mystery: you bought it while peckish.

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