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Meaning of “peep” in the English Dictionary

"peep" in British English

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peepverb

uk   us   /piːp/

peepnoun

uk   us   /piːp/
(Definition of peep from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"peep" in American English

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peepverb [I]

 us   /pip/
  • peep verb [I] (LOOK)

to ​lookquickly and often ​secretly: He peeped over his ​shoulder to ​see if anyone was ​watching. If something peeps up or out, it has just ​begun to ​appear: Daisies were peeping through the ​turf.

peepnoun

 us   /pip/
  • peep noun (SOUND)

[C] a ​sound, or a ​spoken word: She’s too ​scared to make a peep.
(Definition of peep from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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