peep sight(redirected from peep sights)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
A rear sight of a firearm consisting of an adjustable eyepiece with a small opening through which the front sight and the target are aligned.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an adjustable rear gun sight with a narrow aperture through which the target and the front sight are aligned when aiming
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a plate containing a small hole through which a gunner peeps in sighting.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||peep sight - rear gunsight having an adjustable eyepiece with a small aperture through which the front sight and the target are aligned|
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.