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peek

verb [I] uk   us   /piːk/
C2 to look, especially for a short time or while trying to avoid being seen: Close your eyes. Don't peek. I've got a surprise for you. I peeked out the window to see who was there. The children peeked over the wall to see where the ball had gone. The film peeks behind the scenes of a multinational corporation.peek out, through, etc. to stick out slightly and be partly seen: I could just see her petticoat peeking out from under her skirt.

peek

noun uk   us   /piːk/ informal
have/take a peek C1 to look at something for a short time: If I'm passing by I might take a peek at the new premises.
Translations of “peek”
in Vietnamese liếc trộm…
in Spanish echar un vistazo, mirar a hurtadillas…
in Thai แอบดู…
in Malaysian mengintai…
in French jeter un coup d’oeil (furtif) (à)…
in German gucken…
in Chinese (Traditional) 窺視,偷看…
in Indonesian mengintip…
in Russian выглядывать, заглядывать украдкой…
in Turkish gizlice bakmak, dikizlemek, gözlemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 窥视,偷看…
in Polish zerkać…
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