View definitions for peeking


verb as in sneak a look

verb as in glimpse

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Pfizer was originally supposed to get a peek at the efficacy after 32 volunteers had contracted the disease.

Its trial initially had a more aggressive design than other late-stage studies in the United States, allowing earlier and more frequent peeks at the data.

Su sneaks a peek at her phone and hears a snippet of voice mail from her mother about giant rats in New York City.

A peek behind the Land Cruiser’s front wheel offers a hint at how special its suspension system is.

Biochemists Jonard Corpuz Valdoz and Pam Van Ry teamed up with microbiologist Richard Robison to take a peek at how a mouse responds to the infection, in the hopes of shedding light on how the virus spreads in animals, including humans.

A sign peeking out from the heavy forest is barely visible on the trip back.

A Belgian church has a chalkboard sitting at the pulpit with the jungle peeking through the windows behind it.

The long crypt tunnels into a hillside, only visible by a smattering of skylights peeking up between graves.

Slowly but surely, fabric was stripped away a little at a time and more skin started peeking out.

Yet Manhattan has none of the defensiveness that seems to be peeking around the corners of this film.

I've been peering 27 at Wells, and peeking at Bennett, and holding my breath over the Barrie plays.

He would not have been surprised to see a brontosaurus peeking coyly down at him from twenty feet or so of neck.

Pretty soon we heard voices and the barking of a dog, and peeking out we saw an old farmer ploughing just at the edge of the bush.

The great wooded amphitheater rising like a wave and little Notre Dame de la Garde peeking like a sentry out to sea.

Had he, by any chance, seen him peeking in at the window, through the lilac-bushes?


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peeking, such as: blink, glance, glimpse, look, peer, and snatch.

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