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  • v. Present participle of lek.


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  • "The males fight each other at the 'lekking' grounds every June and beat the hell out of one another while the females sit in the trees and watch.

    Daily Express News Feeds

  • Social and religious mores prohibit overt sexual coupling in organizations but lekking for other rewards is nevertheless pursued by male managers.

    Male managers as animal show-offs

  • Although the paper specifically compares these behaviours to lekking, it also points out that male chimpanzees, capuchin monkeys and Japanese macaques assert themselves in very similar ways.

    Male managers as animal show-offs

  • Can you tell me, pleez, are you lekking or not lekking teh polls so much?

    Poll: Clinton Ahead By Seven In Indiana

  • When I awoke at five to see if there was any possibility of lekking today, we were still warm and clear.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Trawl back through the short history of SF and you can see the exact same bitching and lekking oneupmanship set loose time and time again.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Today, as I headed home from a pleasant morning of lekking, these questions were prominent in my mind.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Even before we have reached the lekking tree on the second ridge, therefore, my question about Aru has been answered.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Need to go lekking again tomorrow dark and early, so there's no time to write the entries I want for Monday, Tuesday and today.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Wife says there is supposed to be more on the way, and the sisters and I should plan on sleeping in tomorrow, instead of going out lekking.

    grouse Diary Entry


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  • See also lek.

    January 7, 2009

  • showing off to the opposite sex in groups, rather than singly -- Erin McKean

    January 7, 2009