[pek-snif-ee-uh n] /pɛkˈsnɪf i ən/
adjective, (often lowercase)
hypocritically and unctuously affecting benevolence or high moral principles.
affecting benevolence or high moral principles
1851, after Mr. Pecksniff, unctuous hypocrite in Dickens’ “Martin Chuzzlewit” (1844).
[pek-ee] /ˈpɛk i/ adjective, peckier, peckiest. (of timber) 1. spotted with fungi.
[pek-uh-ree-noh] /ˌpɛk əˈri noʊ/ noun, plural Pecorinos, Pecorini [pek-uh-ree-nee] /ˌpɛk əˈri ni/ (Show IPA). (often lowercase) 1. a dry, hard Italian cheese made of ewe’s milk, especially Romano. /ˌpɛkəˈriːnəʊ/ noun 1. an Italian cheese made from ewes’ milk noun a hard, pungent Italian cheese made of ewe’s milk; also called Pecorino Romano Word Origin 1931-36; […]
- Pecorino romano
noun See pecorino
[pey-kuh s, -kohs] /ˈpeɪ kəs, -koʊs/ noun 1. a river flowing SE from N New Mexico through W Texas to the Rio Grande. 735 miles (1183 km) long. 2. a town in W Texas, near the Pecos River. /ˈpeɪkəs; Spanish ˈpekɔs/ noun 1. a river in the southwestern US, rising in N central New Mexico […]
noun 1. a legendary cowboy of the American frontier who performed such fabulous feats as digging the Rio Grande.