hear a peep out of

Hear the slightest noise from, as in I don't want to hear another peep out of those children. This expression is often used negatively, as in I didn't hear another peep out of them. [c. 1900]


Nearby words

  1. heao,
  2. heap,
  3. heaped,
  4. heaping,
  5. hear,
  6. hear a pin drop, can,
  7. hear from,
  8. hear of,
  9. hear oneself think, can't,
  10. hear out

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