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peck

verb uk   /pek/ us  
[I or T] When a bird pecks, it bites, hits, or picks up something small with its beak: The birds learn to peck holes in the milk bottle tops. Geese were pecking around for food. Chickens pecked at the seeds which covered the ground. [T] to give someone a quick kiss, especially on the side of the face: He pecked his aunt on the cheek.
Phrasal verbs

peck

noun [C] uk   /pek/ us  
a quick kiss: She gave me the usual peck on the cheek.
Translations of “peck”
in Korean 쪼아 먹다…
in Arabic يَنْقُر…
in French picorer, chipoter, bécoter…
in Turkish gagalamak…
in Italian beccare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 啄, 輕而快的吻…
in Russian клевать…
in Polish dziobać…
in Spanish picotear, picar, comer como un pajarito…
in Portuguese bicar…
in German picken, herumstochern, Küßchen geben…
in Catalan picotejar…
in Japanese (くちばしで)~をつつく, ついばむ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 啄, 轻而快的吻…
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