verb (used without object)
- pee dee,
- peegee hydrangea,
- peel off
Origin of peek
Examples from the Web for peeked
John peeked out the curtain window, saw me, and immediately opened it and pulled me inside.Beatles Photographer Henry Grossman on ‘Places I Remember’|Abby Haglage|March 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Another night, when he started grilling me about other men, I suspected that he had peeked at my cellphone texts.Busting a Cyberstalker: How Carla Franklin Fought Back—and Triumphed|Abigail Pesta|October 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I assumed there was a fancy-pants magazine photo shoot in progress and peeked to see who was posing.
Sam peeked cautiously into the hall, then turned to Ezra with a triumphant look and whispered: "Advertisin' pays, don't it?"The Morning Glory Club|George A. Kyle
No one had spoken in that half-minute, and I peeked through at Elizabeth.The Clammer and the Submarine|William John Hopkins
Well, by and by, after he had flown around and peeked through all the windows, he looked down the chimney.Little Jack Rabbit and Chippy Chipmunk|David Cory
Her sweet face was all peeked and pale in the candle-light: she who had been a child was come to womanhood in a few weeks.Dead Men Tell No Tales|E. W. Hornung
She walked to the front of the office and peeked through the wicket.The Spinner's Book of Fiction|Various
Word Origin for peek
late 14c., piken "look quickly and slyly," of unknown origin. The words peek, keek, and peep all were used with more or less the same meaning 14c.-15c.; perhaps the ultimate source was Middle Dutch kieken. Related: Peeked; peeking.
"a peek, glance," 1844, from peek (v.).