2. Verb. (present participle of peep) ¹
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Definition of Peeping
1. peep [v] - See also: peep
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peeping
Literary usage of Peeping
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"His is the first voice heard in the spring, either late in February or early March, and he continues "peeping" until the second or third week in May, ..."
2. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction, Classical Mediæval, Legendary: Famous by William Shepard Walsh (1915)
"Effigies of peeping Tom are countless here,—in stone, in wood, in delft, ... Truly the peeping Tom you will find everywhere in Coventry is a dreadful ..."
3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1894)
"The peeping ground is in a hollow on the edge of a hazel thicket. ... The entire space embraced in the peeping ground would not exceed half an acre. ..."
4. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"peeping TOM AND LADY GODIVA. IN an article which appeared in one of the later numbers of the A ... peeping ..."
5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"... earth as he entered the dark forests of the mountain, but far, far above the tree-tops the silver moon shone forth, with the stars peeping out A GEISHA, ..."
6. The Universal Songster: Or, Museum of Mirth: Forming the Most Complete (1834)
"To please both the rich and the poor, But then I know who pays for peeping. Though cash in these times runs so taper, ..."