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English noun: peep

1. peep (event) the short weak cry of a young bird


Synonymscheep


Broader (hypernym)cry

2. peep (act) a secret look


Synonymspeek


Broader (hypernym)look, looking, looking at


English verb: peep

1. peep (perception) look furtively


SamplesHe peeped at the woman through the window.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)look

2. peep (perception) cause to appear


SamplesHe peeped his head through the window.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)show

3. peep (communication) make high-pitched sounds


SamplesThe birds were chirping in the bushes.


Synonymscheep, chirp, chirrup


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter


Narrower (hyponym)chitter, twitter

4. peep (communication) speak in a hesitant and high-pitched tone of voice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

5. peep (change) appear as though from hiding


SamplesThe new moon peeped through the tree tops.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)appear









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