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Peep is a palindrome (it reads the same backward as forward).

It also appears in the following palindromes:

  • Bob: "Did Anna peep?" Anna: "Did Bob?"
  • Anna: "Did Otto peep?" Otto: "Did Anna?"
  • To get a mate some data, peep at a demo set a mate got.
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The word peep is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun peep

What does peep mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: peeps

  1. the short weak cry of a young bird
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • synonym of peep: cheep
    • more generic word: cry = the characteristic utterance of an animal
  2. a secret look
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of peep: peek
    • more generic terms: look / looking / looking at = the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually

Alternative definition of the noun peep


  1. A quiet sound, particularly one from a baby bird.
  2. A feeble utterance or complaint.
  3. A kind of bird; a sandpiper.
  4. A quick look or glimpse, especially a furtive one.
  5. [obsolete] A spot on a die or domino.
  6. A confection composed of sugar-coated marshmallow, molded in the shape of a small chick. The most popular examples are dyed yellow, the normal color of a domestic chicken hatchling, from the sound of whose cry the name is presumed to have originated. Various shapes and colors are available. In the US they are especially popular at Easter, and therefore also available in the shape of a baby bunny, which may be colored white but nevertheless sold as a "peep".
  7. [British, slang] person.

Definition of the verb peep

What does peep mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: peeped | peeping | peeps

  1. look furtively
  2. cause to appear
    • example: he peeped his head through the window
    • lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
    • more generic word: show = make visible or noticeable
  3. make high-pitched sounds
  4. speak in a hesitant and high-pitched tone of voice
  5. appear as though from hiding
    • example: the new moon peeped through the tree tops
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic word: appear = come into sight or view

Alternative definition of the verb peep


  1. To make a soft, shrill noise like a baby bird.
  2. To speak briefly with a quiet voice.
  3. To look, especially while trying not to be seen or noticed.


Who is Peep?

Peep a.k.a. Eileen Grubba is an American film and television actress born in Anchorage, Alaska.


  1. "Peep" is the debut album by Finnish alternative rock band The Rasmus, released on 23 September 1996 on Warner Music Finland.
  2. "Peep" a.k.a. "Peep!" is a musical single of Amanda Lear.
    • released in (20 years ago)


Peep a.k.a. Peep! is a TV program, begun on (20 years ago).

Phrases with Peep

Phrases starting with the word Peep:

  1. Peep-Toe
  2. peep sight
  3. Peep Pixels

Phrases ending with the word Peep:

  1. By-Peep
  2. to peep
  3. day-peep

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Peep

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Google previewHatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks (2013)

Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guinea Fowl by Gail Damerow

Distress peep is a loud, sharp series of sounds chicks make when they're cold or hungry. Panic peep is a loud, penetrating...

Startled peep is the sharp, surprised cry of a chick that's been grabbed abruptly.

Google previewRespiratory Care: Principles and Practice (2015)

by Dean R. Hess, Neil R. MacIntyre, William F. Galvin, Alexander B. Adams

Pmus is the pressure generated by the patient's inspiratory muscles, Vt is tidal volume, C is respiratory system compliance, R is airways resistance, V is inspiratory flow, PEEP is the positive endexpiratory pressure set on the ventilator, and ...

Google previewYearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2006 (2006)

by J. L. Vincent

PEEP is a technique in which airway pressure is maintained above atmospheric pressure at end expiration by pressurization of the ventilatory circuit, whereas during CPAP, pressure is applied to spontaneous breathing throughout the entire ...

Google previewMy Droid (2010)

by Craig James Johnston

Touch to upload the picture Twitter using Peep. Peep is a Twitter client included on the Droid Incredible and Eris. 7. Touch to share the picture on Picasa. Because Picasa belongs to Google, ...

Google previewA. Sutzkever (1991)

Selected Poetry and Prose by Abraham Sutzkever, Barbara Harshav

Any peep is a Written in Vilna Ghetto (1941-1943)...

Google previewWorkbook in Practical Neonatology E-Book (2014)

by Richard A. Polin, Mervin C. Yoder

Given the foregoing findings, increasing the PEEP is the most effective way to improve oxygenation in this patient. Although all of the preceding measures will increase the mean airway pressure, increasing the PEEP would be the most ...

Google previewFanaroff and Martin's Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (2010)

Diseases of the Fetus and Infant by Richard J. Martin, Avroy A. Fanaroff, Michele C. Walsh

PEEP is the baseline pressure, the lowest level to which airway pressure falls. It is used to take advantage of LaPlace's law, by maintaining some degree of alveolar inflation during expiration, thus reducing the pressure necessary to further ...

Google previewBenumof's Airway Management (2007)

by Carin A. Hagberg

Occult-occult PEEP is a term that has been defined to describe lung units with trapped gas that do not communicate with the airway opening, even after a prolonged end-expiratory pause. Occult-occult PEEP is probably a function of airway ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

PEEP, n. pép [Dut. pz'apen, to chirp, to squeak: OF.

Google previewEtymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of Difficult Words (1882)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Peep, a slight glance, the or; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Panjábí Language (1854)

A peep, a glance, slight expectation, waiting; XTS* afrost, to continue peeping; <rs first or sotést, to expect, to keep a look out. XTSTEKT jhák, né, v. n. To peep, to glance, to expect, to wait for. ×TSTARTET jhākamjhā,ká, Mutual ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable, Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell (1895)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer


Google previewA Critical Pronoucing Dictionary & Expositor of the English Language in which Not Only the Meaning of Every Word is Dearly Explaind the Sound of Every... (1830)

by John Walker

To PEEP, peep, v. n. 246. To make the lirst appeaionce ; to look slyly, closely, ...

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Sign language

Sign language 200/ C.O.B/Little Bo Peep=

Quotes about Peep

Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep
and cannot tell where to find them,
splice more DNA for cloning today
with no zoning law to unwind them...

[c] Jonathan Robin Parody Bo Peep written 27 November 2008 (Jonathan Robin)
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Scrabble value of P3E1E1P3

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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