What is another word for peckish?

113 synonyms found


[ pˈɛkɪʃ], [ pˈɛkɪʃ], [ p_ˈɛ_k_ɪ_ʃ]

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  • What is peckish?

    How to use "Peckish" in context?

    The word 'peckish' comes from the Old English word 'peccan' which means "to hunger". The Oxford English Dictionary defines it as "a feeling of great hunger, a strong desire for food". This feeling can be caused by a variety of things, such as not having had food for a while or by being very hungry. When people are Peckish they may feel irritable and restless, and they may make more food choices that they would normally make.

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