Peek definition

pēk
A brief or furtive look.
noun
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To glance or look quickly and furtively, esp. through an opening or from behind something.
verb
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The definition of a peek is a quick look.

An example of a peek is a quick glance inside a new car.

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Peek is defined as to look at someone secretly or quickly.

An example of peek is to stare at a person through a hole in a door.

An example of peek is to notice a woman, but then look away.

verb
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Such a glance.
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acronym
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To glance quickly.
verb
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To look or peer furtively, as from a place of concealment.
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To be only partially visible, as if peering or emerging from hiding.

Tiny crocuses peeked through the snow.

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Origin of peek

  • Middle English piken perhaps alteration of Middle Dutch kieken variant of kīken

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition