peep over (something)

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peep over (something)

1. To glance or peer shyly, quickly, or inconspicuously over the top of something. We peeped over the fence when we heard the neighbors start fighting. I caught the child peeping 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 peeping over the top of the wall. Your underpants are peeping over the top of your jeans, Tom.
See also: over, peep

peep over something

to raise up and sneak a glance over some barrier; to look over the top of something. The child peeped over the wall to get a look at the yard next door. Grandfather peeped over his glasses to look at the television set for a moment.
See also: over, peep
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Dubai: A computer operator will spend three months in jail for entering a women's washroom and peeping over the toilet cubicle at a secretary when she was using the bathroom.
The administrator spotted the Jordanian man standing on the toilet seat in one cubicle and peeping over the partition between the two cubicles at 4.30pm.
Summary: Man accused of standing on the toilet seat in one cubicle and peeping over the partition
Dubai: A computer operator has been accused of entering a women's washroom and peeping over the toilet's cubicle at a secretary when she was using the bathroom.
Only 25 overs were possible at The Diamond Ground with Ammanford peeping over the precipice on 60-5.
However, Sully were peeping over the precipice when their reply stood on 39-4 only for Jamie Sylvester (74) and ex-Swansea man Daniel Rowe (36) to pull them back.
Former Glamorgan quickie Darren Thomas took 3-43, but the Seasiders were peeping over the precipice on 136-8 in the 38th over.
Port Talbot were peeping over the precipice on 46-5 off 21 overs only for Glamorgan's Chris Ashling to hit them out of trouble.