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British English: /piːp/
American English: /pip/

Translation of peep in French:


  • 1 (look) (quick) to have a peep at something
    jeter un coup d'œil à quelque chose
    regarder quelque chose à la dérobée
    can I have a peep?
    puis-je jeter un coup d'œil?
  • 2 (noise) (of chick)
    (of mouse)
    (of car horn)
    coup (m) de klaxon®
    there wasn't a peep out of him
    il n'a pas pipé mot
    one more peep out of you and…
    je ne veux plus entendre un mot, sinon…

intransitive verb

  • 1 (look)
    jeter un coup d'œil
    over par-dessus through par
    to peep at something/somebody
    jeter un coup d'œil à quelque chose/quelqu'un
    regarder quelque chose/quelqu'un furtivement
    no peeping!
    défense de regarder!
    to peep round the door
    passer la tête dans l'entrebâillement de la porte
  • 2 [literary]daylight was peeping through the curtains
    le jour filtrait à travers les rideaux


at the peep of day

aux premiers feux du jour

Phrasal verbs

peep out

(person, animal)
se montrer, apparaître
(gun, hanky)
she peeped out from behind the curtains
elle épiait de derrière les rideaux
the sun peeped out from behind the clouds
le soleil est apparu derrière les nuages
to peep out of
(gun, hanky, pencil)
dépasser de
(bag, pocket)

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