“Peckish” is a word. It means “hungry.” I use it in regular conversation.
Okay, maybe twice a month. If I’m lucky. But certainly more than five or six times a year.
About “peckish.” Word not only flagged it as a misspelling, but Word also tried to change it to “puckish.” I may use the word “puckish,” but in this particular case, in this particular sentence, my protagonist is hungry. He’s not a prat.
Thanks for not noticing,
A Surly Writer