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peep·er 1

 (pē′pər)
n.
An animal that makes short, high-pitched sounds, especially the spring peeper.

peep·er 2

 (pē′pər)
n.
1. One who peeks furtively.
2. Slang An eye.
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peeper

(ˈpiːpə)
n
1. a person who peeps
2. (Anatomy) (often plural) a slang word for eye11
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peep•er2

(ˈpi pər)

n.
1. a person who peeps in a prying manner; voyeur.
2. peepers, Slang. the eyes.
[1645–55]

peep•er1

(ˈpi pər)

n.
[1585–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peeper - a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of otherspeeper - a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
looker, spectator, viewer, watcher, witness - a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind); "the spectators applauded the performance"; "television viewers"; "sky watchers discovered a new star"
2.peeper - an informal term referring to the eye
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
3.peeper - an animal that makes short high-pitched sounds
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
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References in classic literature ?
First of all it was up wid the windy in a jiffy, and thin she threw open her two peepers to the itmost, and thin it was a little gould spy-glass that she clapped tight to one o' them and divil may burn me if it didn't spake to me as plain as a peeper cud spake, and says it, through the spy-glass: "Och!
and wouldn't it be a blessed thing for your spirrits if ye cud lay your two peepers jist, upon Sir Pathrick O'Grandison, Barronitt, when he is all riddy drissed for the hopperer, or stipping into the Brisky for the drive into the Hyde Park.
The likes o' sich a jabbering, and a smirking, and a parley-wouing as he begin'd wid her leddyship, niver was known before upon arth; and divil may burn me if it wasn't me own very two peepers that cotch'd him tipping her the wink out of one eye.
Troth she jumped up from the sofy as if she was bit, and made off through the door, while I turned my head round afther her, in a complate bewilderment and botheration, and followed her wid me two peepers. You percave I had a reason of my own for knowing that she couldn't git down the stares althegither and intirely; for I knew very well that I had hould of her hand, for the divil the bit had I iver lit it go.
For her woman's eyes, which Love had made sharp-sighted, had in one instant discovered a secret which was invisible to Miss Crawley, to poor virgin Briggs, and above all, to the stupid peepers of that young whiskered prig, Lieutenant Osborne.
The official said rates of edible items including potato, onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, lemon, green chili, lady finger, peas, brinjal, white pumpkin, bell peeper, bitter gourd, apple, banana, mango and melon at CDA bazaars were lower than those in the open markets.
Of special note are the recipe instructions for Bistro Seasoning Salt; Black Peeper Vinaigreete; and Honey-Butter Cechamel Sauce.
If scientists can't immediately figure out what kind of animal the giant blue peeper belongs to, they may use genetic testing.
Unrelated cross rhythms refract cricket creaks and peeper croaks
Currently, there is a peeper at large in the area and Stride and his associate, Maggie, are attempting to find him.
"Well ..." the little frog paused, "I am a spring peeper, so they call me ...
A frog as small as a spring peeper could not prey on a small mammal but a bullfrog or green frog could prey on shrews, mice, voles, small birds, other frogs, small snakes, etc.