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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)
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