peck-ish / pĕk-ĭsh
1. easily irritated or annoyed; cranky
She ate a television journalist for breakfast and, feeling peckish, bit off some reporters’ heads at a press conference.
Trevor Fishlock, 1941 –
2. (chiefly British) somewhat hungry
Feeling rather peckish, Pooh wondered when the last time was when he ate.
From “Winnie the Pooh” by A. A. Milne, 1882 – 1956