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peeper

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[ pee-per ]
/ ˈpi pər /
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noun
a person or thing that emits or utters a peeping sound.
Northeastern U.S. any of several frogs having a peeping call, especially the spring peeper.
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Origin of peeper

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First recorded in 1585–95; peep2 + -er1

Other definitions for peeper (2 of 2)

peeper2
[ pee-per ]
/ ˈpi pər /

noun
a person who peeps in an abnormally prying manner; a voyeur.
peepers, Slang. the eyes.

Origin of peeper

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First recorded in 1645–55; peep1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for peeper

peeper
/ (ˈpiːpə) /

noun
a person who peeps
(often plural) a slang word for eye 1 (def. 1)
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