Synonyms of peep in English

: peep1peep2

peep1


See definition of peep

verb

1‘I peeped through the keyhole’

SYNONYMS

look quickly, cast a brief look, take a secret look, spy, take a sly look, take a stealthy look, sneak a look, peek, have a peek, glance, peer

Scottish keek

informal take a gander, have a look-see, give someone a once-over, give someone the once-over, give something a once-over, give something the once-over, have a squint

British informal have a dekko, have a butcher's, take a butcher's, take a shufti

NZ informal Jack Nohi

2‘the moon peeped through a chink in the clouds’

SYNONYMS

appear, appear partly, appear slowly, show, come into sight, come into view, make an appearance, put in an appearance, present itself, present oneself, become visible, emerge, issue, peek, peer out, surface, loom, show its face, show one's face, come to light, spring up, pop up


noun

1‘I'll just take a peep at it’

SYNONYMS

quick look, brief look, sly look, stealthy look, sneaky look, peek, glance, glimpse, look, peer

Scottish keek

informal gander, look-see, squint, eyeful

British informal dekko, butcher's, shufti


Synonyms of peep in English

: peep1peep2

peep2


See definition of peep

noun

1‘one morning I heard a telltale peep’

SYNONYMS

cheep, chirp, chirrup, tweet, twitter, chirr, pipe, piping, warble, squeak, chatter

2‘there's been not a peep out of the children’

SYNONYMS

sound, noise, cry, utterance, word

informal cheep

3‘a looted painting was sold without a peep’

SYNONYMS

complaint, grumble, moan, mutter, murmur, grouse, objection, protest, protestation, outcry, demur, argument, remonstrance, remonstration, exception, grievance, cavil, quibble, word, sound

informal niggle, gripe, grouch, beef


verb

1‘the fax peeped and began to flutter out the papers’

SYNONYMS

cheep, chirp, chirrup, tweet, twitter, chirr, squeak