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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 ?
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.
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.
Caption: A kiln's peepholes are multifunctional: they provide a way to look into the kiln, allow moisture to escape the kiln, and they allow oxygen into the kiln, which helps burn out organic material.
Spoehr mentioned that according to Reeve, the structure which had a commanding view of the town's harbor had 12-foot walls, with peepholes for guns, and no roof.
D" Former Eddie Catz director Darren Johnson, 51, used "peepholes" to film women in toilets and changing rooms at a centre where parents take their young children to have fun.
5 YEARS AGO A SCHOOL caretaker who used peepholes in a changing room's ceiling to spy on girls showering has been jailed.
Visiters can use hidden peepholes to see the wolves, Maria and Morena, living at the edge of the wood shading in the undergrowth or climbing to the top of a hill.
Please take the time to clean off your entire vehicle, not just two peepholes for you to see through.
It has a door (not shown) that fits into the opening and there are two glass peepholes on one end.
foldable ladder for finding peepholes. In the hunger