peep under

peep under (something)

1. To peer, glimpse, or glance under (something) quickly, shyly, or inconspicuously. I peeped under the rug to see if my toddler had hidden anything there. Sarah was peeping under the curtains trying to find our cat.
2. To be revealed partially from underneath something. I hate the way my shirt peeps under my jacket like that! I tried to cover up the graffiti with black paint, but there was still a bit of color peeping under it.
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peep under something

to take a quick little glance under something. Would you please peep under the table and see if my shoes are there? Dave peeped under the bed, looking for the cat.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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