peep show


noun

a display of objects or pictures viewed through a small opening that is usually fitted with a magnifying lens.
a short, usually erotic or titillating film shown in a coin-operated viewing machine equipped with a projector.

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Origin of peep show

First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for peep show

peepshow
/ (ˈpiːpˌʃəʊ) /

noun

Also called: raree show a small box with a peephole through which a series of pictures, esp of erotic poses, can be seen
a booth from which a viewer can see a live nude model for a fee
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