1. foolish, voluble talk.
2. to talk foolishly; blither; babble.
[1815–25; alter. of blether, appar. < Old Norse blathra to chatter, blabber]
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adjective Chiefly British Informal.
- somewhat hungry: By noon we were feeling a bit peckish.
- rather irritable: He’s always a bit peckish after his nap. CITE: http://www.dictionary.com
1. like or suggesting a wasp, esp. in behavior.
2. snappish or peevish; petulant; testy.
3. having a slight or slender build.
1. a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of conscience for doing wrong or causing pain; contrition; remorse.
2. any uneasiness or hesitation about the rightness of an action; qualm.
[1350–1400; Middle English
< Late Latin compūnctiō remorse
< Latin compung(ere)
to prick severely
– + pungere
to prick; compare point