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peek over (something)
1. To glance or peer shyly, quickly, or inconspicuously over the top of something. We peeked over the fence when we heard the neighbors start fighting. I caught the child peeking over the top of the sofa to see what was going on.
2. To be revealed partially above the top of something. All I could see was the man's head peeking over the top of the wall. Your underpants are peeking over the top of your jeans, Tom.
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peek over something
1. to examine something with a quick glance. I really can't say how good the story was. I only peeked over it. I peeked over your manuscript, and it looks good.
2. to raise up and look over some barrier. I peeked over the wall and saw the lovely garden. Don't peek over the sofa and let Roger see you. It will ruin the surprise.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.