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Definition 1: a secret look - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for peep in the sense of this definition

(peep is a kind of ...) the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually

"he went out to have a look" "his look was fixed on her eyes" "he gave it a good looking at" "his camera does his looking for him"

Definition 2: the short weak cry of a young bird - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for peep in the sense of this definition

(peep is a kind of ...) the characteristic utterance of an animal

"animal cries filled the night"

Definition 3: appear as though from hiding - [verb of change]

Samples where peep or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the new moon peeped through the tree tops

(peep is a kind of ...) come into sight or view

"He suddenly appeared at the wedding" "A new star appeared on the horizon"

Definition 4: make high-pitched sounds - [verb of communication]

Samples where peep or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the birds were chirping in the bushes

Synonyms for peep in the sense of this definition

(peep is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

(... is a kind of peep ) make high-pitched sounds, as of birds

Definition 5: speak in a hesitant and high-pitched tone of voice - [verb of communication]

(peep is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

Definition 6: look furtively - [verb of perception]

Samples where peep or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He peeped at the woman through the window

(peep is a kind of ...) perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards

"She looked over the expanse of land" "Look at your child!" "Look--a deer in the backyard!"

Definition 7: cause to appear - [verb of perception]

Samples where peep or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he peeped his head through the window

(peep is a kind of ...) make visible or noticeable

"She showed her talent for cooking" "Show me your etchings, please"

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