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Definition of keek in English:


[no object]
Peep surreptitiously: he keeked through the window
More example sentences
  • A quick glance around revealed a half-dozen other kids concealed in doorways, keeking out from behind walls, or half - hidden behind trees.
  • She doesn't like playing piano and hates being keeked by Nobita Nobi when she was washing.
  • When books were read round class, and you got the belt if you got carried away and keeked at the next page before you were allowed to.


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A surreptitious glance.
Example sentences
  • John Knox might not approve (though he would probably have a keek through the curtain); the two Roberts, Burns and Fergusson, certainly would.
  • It's an odd story, a keek through the keyhole at the inner workings of how to stay famous, but it also serves to illustrate just how far the writer has come.
  • They vanish like dreams at morn's first keek.


Late Middle English: perhaps related to Dutch kijken 'have a look'.

Words that rhyme with keek

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