pecs

[ peks ]
/ pɛks /

plural noun Informal.

pectoral muscles.

Origin of pecs

First recorded in 1965–70; by shortening

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH pecs

pecks pecs
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British Dictionary definitions for pec (1 of 2)

pec
/ (pɛk) /

noun

(usually plural) informal short for pectoral muscle

British Dictionary definitions for pec (2 of 2)

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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