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peek

to look or glance quickly or furtively: peek at the presents
Not to be confused with:
peak – pinnacle; acme; zenith: a mountain peak
pique – offend; excite: Her curiosity was piqued.

peek

 (pēk)
intr.v. peeked, peek·ing, peeks
1. To glance quickly.
2. To look or peer furtively, as from a place of concealment.
3. To be only partially visible, as if peering or emerging from hiding: Tiny crocuses peeked through the snow.
n.
A brief or furtive look.

[Middle English piken, perhaps alteration of Middle Dutch kieken, variant of kīken.]

peek

(piːk)
vb
(intr) to glance quickly or furtively; peep
n
a quick or furtive glance
[C14 pike, related to Middle Dutch kiken to peek]

peek

(pik)

v.i.
1. to look or glance quickly or furtively, esp. through a small opening or from a concealed location.
n.
2. a quick or furtive look or glance.
[1325–75; Middle English piken (v.); of uncertain origin]

peek


Past participle: peeked
Gerund: peeking

Imperative
peek
peek
Present
I peek
you peek
he/she/it peeks
we peek
you peek
they peek
Preterite
I peeked
you peeked
he/she/it peeked
we peeked
you peeked
they peeked
Present Continuous
I am peeking
you are peeking
he/she/it is peeking
we are peeking
you are peeking
they are peeking
Present Perfect
I have peeked
you have peeked
he/she/it has peeked
we have peeked
you have peeked
they have peeked
Past Continuous
I was peeking
you were peeking
he/she/it was peeking
we were peeking
you were peeking
they were peeking
Past Perfect
I had peeked
you had peeked
he/she/it had peeked
we had peeked
you had peeked
they had peeked
Future
I will peek
you will peek
he/she/it will peek
we will peek
you will peek
they will peek
Future Perfect
I will have peeked
you will have peeked
he/she/it will have peeked
we will have peeked
you will have peeked
they will have peeked
Future Continuous
I will be peeking
you will be peeking
he/she/it will be peeking
we will be peeking
you will be peeking
they will be peeking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been peeking
you have been peeking
he/she/it has been peeking
we have been peeking
you have been peeking
they have been peeking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been peeking
you will have been peeking
he/she/it will have been peeking
we will have been peeking
you will have been peeking
they will have been peeking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been peeking
you had been peeking
he/she/it had been peeking
we had been peeking
you had been peeking
they had been peeking
Conditional
I would peek
you would peek
he/she/it would peek
we would peek
you would peek
they would peek
Past Conditional
I would have peeked
you would have peeked
he/she/it would have peeked
we would have peeked
you would have peeked
they would have peeked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peek - a secret lookpeek - a secret look        
looking, looking at, look - the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him"
Verb1.peek - throw a glance at; take a brief look at; "She only glanced at the paper"; "I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting"
look - perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; "She looked over the expanse of land"; "Look at your child!"; "Look--a deer in the backyard!"

peek

verb
1. glance, look, peer, spy, take a look, peep, eyeball (slang), sneak a look, keek (Scot.), snatch a glimpse, take or have a gander (informal) She peeked at him through a crack in the wall.
noun
1. glance, look, glimpse, blink, peep, butcher's (Brit. slang), gander (informal), look-see (slang), shufti (Brit. slang), keek (Scot.) I had a quick peek into the bedroom.

peek

verb
To look briefly and quickly:
noun
A quick look:
Informal: gander.
Translations
نَظْرَه مُخْتَلَسَهيَخْتَلِس النَّظَر
juknoutkouknoutrychlý pohled
bliksmugkigge
kandikálás
augnagotgægjast, kíkja
dirsčiotidirstelėjimasdirstelėtižvilgčiotižvilgsnis vogčiomis
ieskatīšanās, acu uzmetiensslepus paskatīties, palūrēt
kuknúťnazretienazrieť
gizlice bakmagizlice bakmak

peek

[piːk]
A. Nojeada f, miradita f, mirada f furtiva
to take or have a peek atechar una ojeada or miradita a; (furtively) → echar una mirada furtiva a, mirar a hurtadillas
B. VI (= glance) → echar una ojeada or miradita; (furtively) → mirar (a hurtadillas)
no peeking!¡sin mirar!
I opened the door a crack and peeked in/outabrí la puerta un poquito y miré (a hurtadillas)

peek

[ˈpiːk]
n
to have a peek at sb/sth → jeter un coup d'œil à qn/qch
to take a peek at sb/sth (trying not to be noticed)jeter un coup d'œil furtif à qn/qch
vi
No peeking! → On ne regarde pas!
to peek at sb/sth → jeter un coup d'œil furtif à qn/qch
peek over
vt fus [+ fence, wall] → jeter un coup d'œil par-dessus

peek

nkurzer Blick; (furtive, from under blindfold etc) → verstohlener Blick; to take or have a peekkurz/verstohlen gucken (at nach); may I just have a peek?darf ich mal kurz sehen or gucken?; to get a peek at somebody/somethingjdn/etw kurz zu sehen bekommen
vigucken (at nach)

peek

[piːk]
1. nsbirciatina
to take or have a peek at → dare una sbirciatina a
2. visbirciare

peek

(piːk) verb
to look, especially quickly and in secret. He opened the door slightly and peeked out; Cover your eyes and don't peek.
noun
a quick look. Take a peek through the window.