peeps


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peeps

 (pēps)
pl.n.
Associates; friends.

[Alteration of people.]

peeps

(piːps)
pl n
slang people
[C20: shortened form; popularized by British comedian Harry Enfield (born 1961)]
References in classic literature ?
"Peep!" said the bird, "peep, peep, pe--weep!" And nothing else would it say, but only, "Peep, peep, pe--weep!" in a melancholy cadence, and over and over and over again.
Set out before it gets hot, and when you are going, walk nicely and quietly and do not run off the path, or you may fall and break the bottle, and then your grandmother will get nothing; and when you go into her room, don't forget to say, "Good morning", and don't peep into every corner before you do it.'
For fifty years they had peeped through that little window and across that trim garden, but never yet had such a sight as this come to confound them.
So cautiously he made his way through the thickets whence the voices came, and, pushing aside the leaves, peeped into the little open space where the two men, staff in hand, were coming slowly together.
Instead of feeling that he was behaving badly he danced with glee; then he peeped into the day-nursery to see who was playing.
"We have peeped in at the windows in the town below!
When the last echo of his sultan's step has died away, and Starbuck, the first Emir, has every reason to suppose that he is seated, then Starbuck rouses from his quietude, takes a few turns along the planks, and, after a grave peep into the binnacle, says, with some touch of pleasantness, Dinner, Mr.
There is a glass door between it and the nursery, and I mean to peep at him, and then I'll tell you how he looks.
It was neatly laid with dry sticks, as the rabbits could see, when they peeped through the window.
On the morrow, at the peep of day, Rosalind was off to seek her lord.
A quarter of an hour later I was rushing up and down the room in frenzied impatience, from minute to minute I went up to the screen and peeped through the crack at Liza.
But they could discern nothing but a man of middle height, dressed in black, apparently of a certain age, for the end of a gray beard peeped out from the bottom of the mask that hid his features.