1A person who peeps at someone or something, especially in a voyeuristic way.
- Say I've written this news lead out of a city council meeting: ‘Should the Seattle police be able to peep at the peepers in the peep shows?’
- Who wants peepers and peerers standing outside bedrooms, peeping and peering?
- Ninety-eight percent of peepers and peerers did not go on to commit a violent or sexual offence.
1.1 (peepers) informal A person’s eyes: keep your peepers peeled for a familiar face
More example sentences
- Test your peepers: eyes can offer clues to conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure.
- After the extensive tour I thought it would be rude not to take up the kind offer of an eye test, and I am happy to report my peepers are in good nick.
- For one thing, those entering the theatre with a Christian sensibility operating behind the peepers will no doubt see something different from those from a secular perspective.
Words that rhyme with peeperArequipa, beeper, bleeper, creeper, Dnieper, keeper, leaper, reaper, sleeper, sweeper, weeper
(also spring peeper)
A small North American tree frog that has brownish-gray skin with a dark cross on the back, the males of which sing in early spring.
- Hyla crucifer, family Hylidae
- Listen to calls of the frogs around you, or sample frog calls on the web: the spring peeper and the common toad.
- Species seen included black rat snake, ribbon snake, milk snake, gray tree frog, green frog, pickerel frog, wood frog, spring peeper, mountain dusky salamander, and the rare and beautiful long-tailed salamander.
- These pools as well as the deeper water areas of the sedge meadow provide breeding habitat for chorus frogs, spring peepers, and smallmouth salamanders.
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