peck at - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theypeck at
he/she/itpecks at
present participlepecking at
past tensepecked at
past participlepecked at
  1. peck at something to eat only a small amount of a meal, without much interest

    Debbie just pecked at her food.

See also main entry: peck