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The usually informal hierarchy of authority or command, often partial or approximate, as determined by the especially natural propensity for domination of different members of a specific group over each other, such as older brothers and sisters over their younger siblings.
All the main line murderers, gangsters and gang bangers looked down on us sex offenders like puke on the sidewalk but the pecking order didn't stop there.
When taking this supplement or eating tryptophan-rich foods, you have to keep in mind that there's a pecking order when it comes to how your body absorbs amino acids.
One reason for his lack of follow through may have to do with where you are on the pecking order.
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