Origin of Peeping Tom
Words nearby Peeping Tom
How to use Peeping Tom in a sentence
Tom Brady, the prettiest of pretty boys, leads the Patriots.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There, many minority parents supported Tom Torklarson, who favored the education reform agenda.
Tom Rust, a spokesman for the House Ethics Committee, declined to comment to The Daily Beast.
Retired Det. Tom Nerney, formerly of the NYPD Major Case Squad, investigated Shakur.
Tom Cotton credits Harvard as the place where he “discovered political philosophy as a way of life.”
“We shall make Mr. Pickwick pay for peeping,” said Fogg, with considerable native humour, as he unfolded his papers.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
Tom—I felt out of myself in a way—as though I'd escaped—into—into quite different conditions——'
The conflict in Tom's puzzled heart sharpened that evening into dreadful edges that cut him mercilessly whichever way he turned.
She gave details of the singular mood that had come upon her with the arrival of Tony, but Tom hardly heard her.
Just as it disappeared from view he caught a glimpse of a charming little girl, peeping out of a latticed window beside the door.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
British Dictionary definitions for Peeping Tom
Word Origin for Peeping Tom
Cultural definitions for Peeping Tom
One who derives pleasure, usually sexual, from secretly spying on others. (See voyeurism.)
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Other Idioms and Phrases with Peeping Tom
A person who secretly watches others, especially for sexual gratification; a voyeur. For example, The police caught a peeping Tom right outside their house. This expression, first recorded in 1796, alludes to the legend of the tailor Tom, the only person to watch the naked Lady Godiva as she rode by and who was struck blind for this sin.