hunt and peck
- a slow and inefficient method of typing by looking for each key separately before striking it: used by untrained typists.
Compare touch system.
Origin of hunt and peck
First recorded in 1935–40
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The practice, even the hunt-and-peck relaxation from discipline, exercised the small muscles.The Fourth R
George Oliver Smith