Pronunciation: (pēp),[key] —v.i. 1. to look through a small opening or from a concealed location.
2. to look slyly, pryingly, or furtively.
3. to look curiously or playfully.
4. to come partially into view; begin to appear: the first crocuses peeping through the snow-covered ground.
—v.t. to show or protrude slightly.
—n. 1. a quick or furtive look or glance.
2. the first appearance, as of dawn.
3. an aperture for looking through.
Pronunciation: (pēp),[key] —n. 1. a short, shrill little cry or sound, as of a young bird; cheep; squeak.
2. any of various small sandpipers.
3. a slight sound or remark, esp. in complaint: I don't want to hear a peep out of any of you!
—v.i. 1. to utter the short, shrill little cry of a young bird, a mouse, etc.; cheep; squeak.
2. to speak in a thin, weak voice.