Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “peep”

peep

verb [I]
 
 
/piːp/
peep at/ through/out, etc to look at something for a short time, often when you do not want other people to see you: She peeped at them through the fence.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
peep through/over/out from, etc to appear but not be seen completely: The sun peeped out from behind the clouds.Appearing and disappearing
peep noun [no plural] She took a peep at herself in the mirror.
(Definition of peep from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Complaining, but you might be interested in these topics from the Expressing opposition & disapproval topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “peep” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

give the green light to sth

to give permission for someone to do something or for something to happen

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More