peep

peep
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noun
1 quick look
ADJECTIVE
quick
VERB + PEEP
have, take
get
PREPOSITION
peep at

I noticed him take a little peep at his watch.

peep behind

The movie gives us a peep behind the curtain at a Broadway musical.

peep into

a peep into the private life of a world leader

peep through

I took a peep through the keyhole.

2 quiet sound
VERB + PEEP
utter
hear
PHRASES
(not) a peep

He didn't dare utter a peep.

Not a peep of protest was heard from the State Department. (figurative)

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verb
ADVERB
cautiously

He peeped out cautiously from behind the door.

out
PREPOSITION
at

She was tempted to peep at the letter.

through

The child peeped through a crack in the door.

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verb
ADVERB
cautiously

He peeped out cautiously from behind the door.

out

He peeped out cautiously from behind the door.

PREPOSITION
at

She was tempted to peep at the letter.

through

The child peeped through a crack in the door.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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