Translation of "peck" - English-Spanish dictionary

peck

verb uk /pek/ us /pek/

If a bird pecks something, it quickly bites it.

picotear
chickens pecking at corn

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “peck” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

peck

verb /pek/

(of birds) to strike or pick up with the beak, usually in order to eat

picotear
The birds pecked at the corn
The bird pecked his hand.

to eat very little

picar, comer como un pajarito
She just pecks (at) her food.

to kiss quickly and briefly

dar un pico
She pecked her mother on the cheek.
peckish adjective

rather hungry

algo hambriento
I feel a bit peckish.

(Translation of “peck” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)