Definition of Peephole

1. Noun. A hole (in a door or an oven etc) through which you can peep.

Exact synonyms: Eyehole, Spyhole
Generic synonyms: Hole
Specialized synonyms: Judas



Definition of Peephole

1. n. A hole, or crevice, through which one may peep without being discovered.

Definition of Peephole

1. Noun. A small hole, opening(,) or glass, especially in a door, through which to look. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Peephole

1. a small opening through which one may look [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peephole

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Literary usage of Peephole

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1. Man and His Mate: A Little Book for His Heart and Hers (1908)
"Love's a peephole into heaven With you tip-toe looking through. Love's a jar of milk and honey In a fair, enchanted clime. You can drink from it forever And ..."

2. Manual of Bacteriology by Robert Muir, James Ritchie (1903)
"Gas can only now pass through the peephole e. and the flame goes down. ... If the amount of gas which passes through the peephole is sufficient still to ..."

3. Manual of Bacteriology by Robert Muir, James Ritchie (1907)
"If the amount of gas which passes through the peephole is sufficient still to raise the temperature of the chamber when c is closed by the rise of the ..."

4. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"If through its apparently solid front there flashes, even for an instant, a ray of sunlight, he knows that the ray comes through a peephole, and that behind ..."

5. The Metallurgy of Lead and the Desilverization of Base Bullion by Heinrich Oscar Hofman (1899)
"The peephole k is closed by two bushings and a plug, the latter having its ... Referring to the figures, the cast-iron elbow a, with peephole /, closed by ..."

6. The Metallurgy of Lead and the Desilverization of Base Bullion by Henrich Oscar Hofman (1899)
"The peephole k is closed by two bushings and a plug, the latter having its ,J-in. peephole closed by a glass plate. By removing the plug and the bushings, ..."

7. Recollections from a Busy Life: 1843-1911 by Ivory George Kimball (1912)
"He had also cut a peephole through the door at the left, so that when he was ... I have never seen any reference to the torn carpet or to this peephole in ..."

8. Ninth Day of Creationby Leonard Crane by Leonard Crane (2000)
""What peephole?" Montoya stared at the large conical funnel in her door. What peephole? The shutter over the eyehole suddenly slid sideways and Cassie fed ..."

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