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peek-a-booexclamation, noun [U]

 us   /ˈpik·əˌbu/
a ​gameplayed with very ​youngchildren in which you ​hideyourface, esp. with ​yourhands, and then ​suddenly take ​yourhands away, saying "peek-a-boo"
(Definition of peek-a-boo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “peek-a-boo”
in Chinese (Simplified) 躲躲猫(把脸一隐一现逗幼儿玩的一种游戏)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 躲躲貓(把臉一隱一現逗幼兒玩的一種遊戲)…
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