Peekaboo meaning

pēk'ə-bo͝o'
A game for amusing a small child, in which one covers one's face or hides and then returns to view saying “Peekaboo!”
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Decorated with embroidered holes or eyelets.
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Made of a sheer or transparent fabric.
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A game to amuse a young child, in which someone hides his or her face, as behind the hands, and then suddenly reveals it, calling “Peekaboo!”
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Made of openwork or sheer fabric: said as of a blouse.
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Used as an exclamation in the child's game or to startle or gain attention.
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(games) A game for a small child in which one covers one's face, then suddenly reveals it, saying "Boo!" or "Peekaboo!".
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(of clothing) With holes, slits or transparent fabric to reveal what is normally hidden.

The model was wearing a peekaboo swimsuit.

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Origin of peekaboo

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