peek underneath (something)

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peek underneath (something)

1. To peer, glimpse, or glance under (something) quickly, shyly, or inconspicuously. I peeked underneath the rug to see if my toddler had hidden anything there. Sarah was peeking underneath the curtains trying to find our cat.
2. To be revealed partially from underneath something. I hate the way my shirt peeks underneath my jacket like that! I tried to cover up the graffiti with black paint, but there was still a bit of color peeking underneath it.
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Also, students could gauge what needed to be traced by peeking underneath the carbon paper without shuffling or moving the masking tape.
I like to wear mine over jeans with a little vest peeking underneath for daytime and for evening with killer sling- back stilettos and a push-up bra.
ALL HANDS ON DECK IN A SOFT JERSEY DRESS LAYERED OVER A HALTER SWIMSUIT PEEKING UNDERNEATH AND TOPPED WITH A SWISHY, LIGHTWEIGHT SHAWL.