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Synonyms for peckish
ˈpɛk ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. peckish(adj)

    somewhat hungry

    Synonyms:
    scratchy, fractious, nettlesome, cranky, peevish, techy, petulant, irritable, tetchy, testy, pettish

    Antonyms:
    thirsty, good-natured

  2. cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techy(adj)

    easily irritated or annoyed

    "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"

    Synonyms:
    irritating, rough, tender, bothersome, galling, cranky, gravelly, crank, pesky, scratchy, pettish, pestiferous, pestering, abrasive, uneven, vexing, petulant, irritable, excitable, plaguey, refractory, teasing, tippy, peevish, rasping, recalcitrant, nettlesome, fractious, plaguy, tetchy, testy, spotty, techy, vexatious, raspy, annoying, grating

    Antonyms:
    good-natured, thirsty

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  1. List of paraphrases for "peckish":

    hollow

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