Definition of peter verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

peter

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈpiːtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːtər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they peter
BrE BrE//ˈpiːtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːtər//
 
he / she / it peters
BrE BrE//ˈpiːtəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːtərz//
 
past simple petered
BrE BrE//ˈpiːtəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːtərd//
 
past participle petered
BrE BrE//ˈpiːtəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːtərd//
 
-ing form petering
BrE BrE//ˈpiːtərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːtərɪŋ//
 
 
jump to other results
Word Origin early 19th cent.: of unknown origin. Phrasal Verbspeter out
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: peter