Meaning of peckish

peck•ish

Pronunciation: (pek'ish), [key]
— adj. Chiefly Brit. Informal.
  1. somewhat hungry: By noon we were feeling a bit peckish.
  2. rather irritable: He's always a bit peckish after his nap.
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