Meaning of “peek” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “peek” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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peekverb [ I ]

us /pik/

to look, esp. for a short time or while trying to avoid being seen:

Close your eyes and don’t peek.

If something peeks out or up, it can be partly seen:

The dog’s head peeked out from behind the tree.
noun [ C ] us /pik/

She took a peek down the hall.

(Definition of “peek” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)