peck translation | English-French dictionary

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peck

  
      vt  
     (with beak)    donner un coup de bec à  
to peck a hole in sth      percer qch d'un coup de bec  
→ Larger birds may come and peck holes in their eggs.        
   (=kiss)  
to peck sb on the cheek      donner à qn un baiser rapide sur la joue  
→ Every night she pecks him on the cheek in the hall.        
      n  
   [+bird]   coup    m   de bec  
→ When she tried to touch the eggs, it gave her a peck.        
→ It was only a peck.        
   (=kiss)   baiser    m   rapide  
to give sb a peck on the cheek      donner à qn un baiser rapide sur la joue  
→ She gave him a quick peck on the cheek.        


peck at  
      vt fus  
[bird]  

  [+hard surface]  
donner des coups de bec sur  
→ A pigeon pecked at the window pane.        
  [+plants]   picoter  
→ Hens peck at the flower beds.        
  [+grains]   picorer, picoter  
→ If you throw down a few grains in front of a chicken it will peck at it.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
peck v.
picoter

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
percer qch d'un coup de bec
exp.
donner à qn un baiser rapide sur la joue
exp.
donner à qn un baiser rapide sur la joue
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'peck' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
peck
v.
peck
n.
peck ; dig
n.
kiss ; peck
Terme canadien Ex. : viens me donner un bec ! = come and give me a peck!
"peck": examples and translations in context
I take it peck is giving you the tour around, making you feel at home? Peck va vous faire faire le tour, que vous vous sentiez chez vous.
What,so you and peck are just supposed to play it cool? Quoi, alors toi et Peck vous êtes juste censé la jouer cool ?
He's paying to have peck look at him like he's everything she could ever want in a man. Il paye pour que Peck prenne soin de lui comme s'il était tout ce qu'elle pouvait espérer d'un homme.
Gregory peck always wore a hat. Gregory Peck en portait toujours un.
Uh, peck here. - Euh, ici Peck.
You start at the back and you peck your way to the front like you have a beak. On commence par l'arrière, puis on picore pour se rendre devant.
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