Meaning of “peckish” in the English Dictionary

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"peckish" in British English

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peckishadjective

uk /ˈpek.ɪʃ/ us /ˈpek.ɪʃ/ UK

slightly hungry:

By ten o'clock I was feeling peckish, even though I'd had a large breakfast.

(Definition of “peckish” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)