Example sentences for: pecking

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

  • "Important as they are, these issues are low on the academic pecking order, and not what get most faculty recognized," said Deborah L. Rhode, former president of the Association of American Law Schools and a professor of law at Stanford University, also outside the consortium. "

  • They laid down a social pecking order with themselves in first place, followed by Kshatriyas (the warriors), Vaishyas (cultivators or traders), and Shudras (serfs and those of mixed blood).

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

  • Even farther down in the pecking order is the term, gag.

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

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