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peep1

peep1

 
pronunciation:
pip
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: peeped, peeping, peeps
definition 1: to look quickly or furtively, often through a narrow opening or from a hiding place.
synonyms:
glance, glimpse, peek
similar words:
spy, squint
definition 2: to look in a playful or curious manner.
He tried to peep at the present I was wrapping.
synonyms:
peek
similar words:
look, spy
definition 3: to appear briefly or to a slight degree.
The sun peeped through the thick foliage.
synonyms:
peek, peer
similar words:
appear, emerge, glance, glimmer
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a quick or furtive look; peek.
synonyms:
glance, glimpse, peek
similar words:
look-see, once-over
definition 2: a quick, or the first, appearance of something.
synonyms:
glint
similar words:
glimmer