pecs

[ peks ]
/ pɛks /
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plural noun Informal.

pectoral muscles.

Nearby words

  1. pecorini,
  2. pecorino,
  3. pecos,
  4. pecos bill,
  5. pecquet,
  6. pectase,
  7. pectate,
  8. pecten,
  9. pecten band,
  10. pectenitis

Origin of pecs

First recorded in 1965–70; by shortening

Can be confusedpecks pecs

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British Dictionary definitions for pec

pec

/ (pɛk) /

noun

(usually plural) informal short for pectoral muscle

Pécs

/ (Hungarian peːtʃ) /

noun

an industrial city in SW Hungary: university (1367). Pop: 158 942 (2003 est)
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Medicine definitions for pec

pec

[ pĕk ]

n.

A pectoral muscle. Often used in the plural.

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