Definition of Peekaboo

1. Noun. A game played with young children; you hide your face and suddenly reveal it as you say boo!.

Exact synonyms: Bopeep
Generic synonyms: Child's Game



Definition of Peekaboo

1. n. A child's game; bopeep.

Definition of Peekaboo

1. Noun. (games) A game for a small child in which one covers one's face, then revealing it and saying ''Boo!'' or ''Peekaboo!''. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of clothing) with holes, slits or transparent fabric to reveal what is normally hidden. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Peekaboo

1. a children's game [n -BOOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peekaboo

pee one's pants
peebeen
peebeens
peece
peeces
peechi
peed
peed off
peeing
peeing off
peek
peek-a-boo
peek-a-boo bra
peek-a-boo bras
peekabo
peekaboo (current term)
peekaboo bra
peekaboo bras
peekaboos
peekabos
peekapoo
peekapoos
peeked
peeking
peeks
peekytoe
peekytoes
peel
peel away
peel me a grape

Literary usage of Peekaboo

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1. All about the Farm by Jo Ellen Moore (2005)
"peekaboo Barn Riddles ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp All About the Farm • EMC 2402 peekaboo Barn Riddles ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. All About the Farm EMC 2402 ..."

2. Folio (1884)
"... tossed the big rag after it, and hustled for the back door, trilling " peekaboo ! peekaboo ! I see you hiding there," — Detroit Free Prest. ..."

3. Fleeting Fancies by William Frederick Kirk (1904)
"Dusky queens In the far-off Philippines As a rule Keep quite cool; For they wear, yes, they do, Costumes very peekaboo. Underneath the bamboo tree Where the ..."

4. Literature Pockets, Folktales & Fairytales, Grades K-1 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Jo Ellen Moore, Jill Norris (2002)
"peekaboo Clues pages 37 and 38 Learning becomes a game of "peekaboo" with this illustrated flap book of questions and answers. The Three Bears' House pages ..."

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