Definition of peephole in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpiːphəʊl/


A small hole that may be looked through, especially one in a door through which callers may be identified before the door is opened: she peered through the security peephole in the solid oak door he saw a peephole in the clouds [as modifier]: she was wearing a black peephole bra
More example sentences
  • The little peephole in the door opened up and a face appeared.
  • I suddenly realize that the peephole in the door facing mine is also open and that there's an eye behind it.
  • ‘We have installed special locks, peepholes in doors, sensor security lighting and personal emergency pendants for about 40 people in recent times ’, she said.
Architecture  arrow slit, embrasure, squint
rare judas (hole)

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