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peekaboo a game to amuse very young children in which one hides the face behind the hands or some object and then suddenly reveals it, crying out, "Peekaboo"!
peel1 to pull, tear, or cut the outer covering from. [6 definitions]
peel2 a spadelike instrument with a long handle used for putting goods to be baked into an oven, or for removing them again.
peeling a piece that has been peeled off something, such as a strip of potato skin.
peen a ball-shaped or wedge-shaped end opposite the flat striking surface on the head of a hammer. [2 definitions]
peep1 to look quickly or furtively, often through a narrow opening or from a hiding place. [5 definitions]
peep2 a weak, shrill, short sound, as of a young bird. [4 definitions]
peeper1 any of various frogs that make a peeping sound. [2 definitions]
peeper2 a person who looks in a furtive and often prying manner. [2 definitions]
peephole a small hole or opening through which one may look, as in a door or fortification.
Peeping Tom a person who gets sexual gratification from secretly watching others; voyeur.
peep show an exhibition of pictures or objects, as in a box, to be viewed through a small opening, sometimes with a magnifying lens. [2 definitions]
peer1 a person of the same rank, status, age group, ability, or the like as another person. [2 definitions]
peer2 to look closely, searchingly, or with difficulty. [2 definitions]
peerage the peers of a country, collectively. [3 definitions]
peeress the widow or wife of a peer. [2 definitions]
peer group a group of people of about the same age, social status, political affiliation, or the like, regarded as forming a sociological group sharing a common set of values.
peerless having no equal; unmatched in excellence.
peeve a cause of irritation or annoyance. [2 definitions]
peeved irritated; annoyed.
peevish irritable or easily annoyed; ill-tempered.