Peckish Definition

pĕkĭsh
adjective
Somewhat hungry.
Webster's New World
Cross; irritable.
Webster's New World

(colloquial) Mildly hungry.

Wiktionary

(colloquial) Of or pertaining to Peckham, a place in Southwark London.

Wiktionary

(colloquial) Native to Peckham.

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Origin of Peckish

  • peck (“(verb)") +"Ž -ish

    From Wiktionary

  • From peck to eat

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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