Definition of peke in English:

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peke

Pronunciation: /pēk/

noun

informal
A Pekingese dog.
Example sentences
  • The tiny peke dog also wears four diamond-like jewels as a collar.
  • It snuffled like a Peke dog does and its tongue lolled out, but the texture on the tongue was rough like a cats.
  • In China, pekes were the object of worship for centuries, so it is appropriate that there should be such an elegant monument.

Origin

Early 20th century: abbreviation.

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Syllabification: peke

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