hunt and peck

or hunt-and-peck

  1. a slow and inefficient method of typing by looking for each key separately before striking it: used by untrained typists.

Origin of hunt and peck

First recorded in 1935–40

Words Nearby hunt and peck Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use hunt and peck in a sentence

  • The practice, even the hunt-and-peck relaxation from discipline, exercised the small muscles.

    The Fourth R | George Oliver Smith