peephole


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peep·hole

 (pēp′hōl′)
n.
A small hole or crevice through which one may look. Also called eyehole.

peephole

(ˈpiːpˌhəʊl)
n
a small aperture, such as one in the door of a flat for observing callers before opening

peep•hole

(ˈpipˌhoʊl)

n.
a small hole, as in a door, through which to look.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peephole - a hole (in a door or an oven etc) through which you can peeppeephole - a hole (in a door or an oven etc) through which you can peep
hole - an opening deliberately made in or through something
judas - a one-way peephole in a door

peephole

noun spyhole, opening, hole, crack, slit, aperture, keyhole, chink, crevice, fissure, pinhole The guards checked at the peephole before entering the cell.
Translations

peephole

[ˈpiːphəʊl] Nmirilla f, atisbadero m

peephole

[ˈpiːphəʊl] njudas mPeeping Tom [ˌpiːpɪŋˈtɒm] nvoyeur m

peephole

nGuckloch nt; (in door also) → Spion m

peephole

[ˈpiːpˌhəʊl] nspioncino
References in classic literature ?
Riverboro had not been the world itself, but it had been a glimpse of it through a tiny peephole that was infinitely better than nothing.
The heavy beating sound was evidently just behind us, and ever and again a bright green vapour drove up like a veil across our peephole.
Peepholes were pierced in the wall of each room, and we were never certain, while at work, whose eye was observing, or whose ear was listening in secret.
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What Mary is talking about regarding the hotel peephole is the fact simple, inexpensive optical tools are available allowing someone to peep back inside the room.
During the two-week peephole video trial that culminated on Monday with a $55 million verdict for sportscaster Erin Andrews, Marriott International Inc.
Summary: During the two-week peephole video trial that culminated on Monday with a $55 million verdict for sportscaster Erin Andrews, Marriott International Inc.
He tampered with her room peephole, recorded footage and put it online.
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The first version contains SABRE Red pepper spray, a door wedge alarm and a personal alarm with strobe light, while the second version replaces the pepper spray with peephole covers.
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