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Dictionary entry overview: What does pecking order mean?
• PECKING ORDER (noun)
The noun PECKING ORDER has 1 sense:
1. the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
Familiarity information: PECKING ORDER used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
Hypernyms ("pecking order" is a kind of...):
Holonyms ("pecking order" is a part of...):
administration; brass; establishment; governance; governing body; organisation; organization (the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something)
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