peep out


peep out
v.

1) (D; intr.) to peep out at

2) (D; intr.) to peep out from behind (to peep out from behind the blinds)

3) (D; intr.) to peep out from under (to peep out from under the bed)

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['piːp'aʊt]
(D; intr.) to peep out at
(D; intr.) to peep out from behind (to peep out from behind the blinds)
(D; intr.) to peep out from under (to peep out from under the bed)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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