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peek

 
 
pronunciation:
pik
parts of speech:
verb, noun
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: peeks, peeking, peeked
definition: to look quickly or secretly.
I peeked through the keyhole to see who was in the room.
similar words:
peep, pry
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a quick or secret look.
He took a peek at the newspaper before dinner.She got a peek at her present before her mother wrapped it.
similar words:
peep
Homophone Note
The words peek and peak (the top of something) sound alike but have different meanings.