[ peks ]
/ pɛks /
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plural noun Informal.
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Origin of pecs
First recorded in 1965–70; by shortening
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH pecspecks, pecs
Other definitions for pecs (2 of 2)
[ peych ]
/ peɪtʃ /
a city in SW Hungary.
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How to use pecs in a sentence
In our language: The Boss is sporting great pecs, great arms, and a toned stomach.Bruce Springsteen’s Bond Moment: The Boss’ Body Beautiful at 64|Tim Teeman|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a video called Conversions, he burnt the hair off his chest and pushed on his pecs to make them look like breasts.Vito Acconci Named Designer of the Year by Design Miami|Blake Gopnik|October 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Show host finally revealed what lives deep inside Weiner's cavernous pecs: James Franco.The Week in Weiner Comedy|The Daily Beast Video|June 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, not even a close up of Kutcher's pecs could save this movie from limping straight to video.Ashton Kutcher's Top 10 Shirtless Moments|The Daily Beast Video|January 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Stone also suggests an exercise called chest boosters to work your pecs, which should also be done sitting down.8 Ways to Exercise While You Commute|Doree Shafrir|February 18, 2010|DAILY BEAST
His shirt clung to his pecs and was tailored down to his narrow waist.Makers|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for pecs
/ (Hungarian peːtʃ) /
an industrial city in SW Hungary: university (1367). Pop: 158 942 (2003 est)
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