Example sentences for: pecking

How can you use “pecking” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A scientific attitude also involves eschewing the glorification of the self-appointed and self-promoting academic pecking order of "Big Name" schools and authors.

  • But any such agreement would be impossible to enforce, which (if the "pecking order" hypothesis is true) is a failure of the marketplace.

  • The alternative hypothesis is that you also care about your place in the pecking order.

  • On the other hand, if people care about the pecking order, you and your neighbor can get involved in a costly and futile "arms race," sacrificing valuable leisure in your mutually frustrating efforts to be the top earner on the block.

  • Reporters, pecking out their stories on deadline, didn't immediately respond with any.


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