- pecking order,
Origin of pecksniff
Examples from the Web for pecksniff
But Mr Pecksniff held up his finger as a caution to her not to interrupt him.
I thought,' said Mr Pecksniff, returning to his usual mildness, 'that I addressed a stranger.
Here Mr Pecksniff, with a sad smile, bowed, and wiped his eyes.
I must have been born with a silver spoon in my mouth, I am sure, to have ever come across Pecksniff.
Mr Pecksniff rose from his chair, folded his arms, looked at her, and shook his head.