1. 1 〔へこむ様子〕
    • 薄いトタン板がぺこぺこにへこんでいる
    • The thin tin plate is dented here and there.
  1. 2 〔空腹な様子〕
    • お腹がぺこぺこだ
    • I'm starving./I'm famished./I'm terribly hungry.
  1. 3 〔へつらう様子〕
    • 彼はぺこぺこお辞儀をした
    • He bowed low repeatedly.
    • 警官にぺこぺこしていた
    • He was obsequious to the policeman.
    • 彼はぺこぺこ頭を下げて今の地位を手に入れた
    • He won his present post in a servile manner.