Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

pecky

[pek-ee] /ˈpɛk i/
adjective, peckier, peckiest. (of timber)
1.
spotted with fungi.
Origin of pecky
1840-1850
An Americanism dating back to 1840-50; peck2 + -y1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for pecky
Historical Examples
  • Sometimes as in "pecky" or "peggy" cypress, 235 the decayed tracts are tubular.

    Wood and Forest William Noyes

Word of the Day

Nearby words for pecky

Word Value for pecky

16
17
Scrabble Words With Friends