Synonyms of peek in English:


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1‘one of the models had peeked at the audience from behind the curtains’

peep, have a peep, have a peek, take a secret look, spy, take a sly look, take a stealthy look, sneak a look, glance, cast a brief look, look hurriedly, look, peer
Scottish keek
informal take a gander, have a look-see, give someone a once-over, give someone the once-over, give something a once-over, give something the once-over, have a squint
British informal have a dekko, have a butcher's, take a butcher's, take a shufti

2‘the deer's antlers peeked out from a clump of aspen trees’

appear, appear partly, appear slowly, show, come into sight, come into view, make an appearance, put in an appearance, present itself, present oneself, become visible, emerge, issue, peep, peer out, surface, loom, show its face, show one's face, come to light, spring up, pop up


1‘she sneaked a peek at the map’

secret look, sly look, stealthy look, sneaky look, peep, glance, glimpse, brief look, hurried look, quick look, look, peer
Scottish keek
informal gander, look-see, squint, eyeful
British informal dekko, butcher's, shufti
New Zealand informal Jack Nohi