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See definition of peeping on Dictionary.com
  • verbsneak a look
  • verbappear briefly

synonyms for peeping

  • blink
  • glance
  • glimpse
  • have a gander
  • look
  • peer
  • snatch
  • snoop
  • spy
  • squint
  • stare
  • take a look
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Before the credits rolled, I’d grown quite comfortable using Miles’s cloaking ability to surgically pick off enemies by dangling above their heads and sweeping them up in a web or knocking them out from behind before they’d make a peep.
‘MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN: MILES MORALES’: LIKE ITS MOVIE COUNTERPARTS, A CONFIDENT AND ENTERTAINING SPECTACLECHRISTOPHER BYRDNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“We shall make Mr. Pickwick pay for peeping,” said Fogg, with considerable native humour, as he unfolded his papers.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Just as it disappeared from view he caught a glimpse of a charming little girl, peeping out of a latticed window beside the door.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Ibrahim was standing there, peeping out whimsically from his fringed and tasselled wrappings, and smoking a cigarette.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
"Sh-h—be quiet," warned Betty, peeping again through the slit in the curtain.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
The dawn, peeping in between the flowered curtains, throws a white, innocent light over her cot.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
Over near Neighbour Brown's fence they were peeping through the green leaves at the song-sparrow's nest.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
She kept peeping out of her room, after she had written her little pencil-note, to see if the outer door was still obstructed.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
And all the while the real "me" is snugly lying here in the green box, peeping through the keyhole, on the watch for the postman.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The stream flowed on at their feet, the noises of the day were dying away, the first stars were peeping out.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PEEPING

  • analytical
  • disquisitive
  • examining
  • impertinent
  • inquiring
  • inquisitive
  • inspecting
  • interested
  • interfering
  • intrusive
  • investigative
  • meddlesome
  • meddling
  • nosy
  • peeping
  • peering
  • prurient
  • prying
  • puzzled
  • questioning
  • scrutinizing
  • searching
  • snoopy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.