- 1[intransitive] to look at something quickly and secretly because you should not be looking at it synonym peep No peeking! + adv./prep. She peeked at the audience from behind the curtain. I couldn't resist peeking in the drawer.
- 2[intransitive] peek out/over/through, etc. to be just visible Her feet peeked out from the end of the blanket. A toe peeked through the hole in his sock.
NAmE//pik//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they peek
he / she / it peeks
past simple peeked
-ing form peeking
I took a quick peek inside.
peek noun [singular]jump to other results