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PEEK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does peek mean? 

PEEK (noun)
  The noun PEEK has 1 sense:

1. a secret look

  Familiarity information: PEEK used as a noun is very rare.


PEEK (verb)
  The verb PEEK has 1 sense:

1. throw a glance at; take a brief look at

  Familiarity information: PEEK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PEEK (noun)


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Meaning:

A secret look

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

peek; peep

Hypernyms ("peek" is a kind of...):

look; looking; looking at (the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually)


PEEK (verb)


Sense 1peek [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Throw a glance at; take a brief look at

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

glance; peek; glint

Context examples:

She only glanced at the paper / I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

Hypernyms (to "peek" is one way to...):

look (perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


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