peep

peep
I
1. pi:p verb
1) (to look through a narrow opening or from behind something: She peeped through the window.) espiar
2) (to look quickly and in secret: He peeped at the answers at the back of the book.) echar una ojeada

2. noun
(a quick look (usually in secret): She took a peep at the visitor.) ojeada, vistazo

II
1. pi:p verb
(to make a high pitched sound: The car horns were peeping.)

2. noun
(such a sound: the peep of a car horn.) pío, silbido
peep1 n vistazo / ojeada
have a peep and see if the baby's asleep echa un vistazo a ver si el bebé está durmiendo
peep2 vb mirar / echar una miradita
I peeped into the bedroom to see if the baby was asleep eché una miradita en la habitación para ver si el bebé estaba dormidopeep expresa la idea de mirar rápidamente o sin que nadie te vea
peep
tr[piːp]
noun
1 (look) ojeada, vistazo
intransitive verb
1 espiar, atisbar, mirar a hurtadillas
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to have a peep at / take a peep at echar una ojeada a, echar un vistazo a
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peep
tr[piːp]
noun
1 (noise) pío
I don't want to hear another peep out of you! ¡que no te oiga decir ni pío!
peep ['pi:p] vi
1) peek: espiar, mirar furtivamente
2) cheep: piar
3)
to peep out show: asomarse
peep n
1) cheep: pío m (de un pajarito)
2) glance: vistazo m, ojeada f
peep
n.
mirada furtiva s.f.
pío s.m.
v.
asomar v.
piar v.
pipiar v.

I
1. piːp
intransitive verb
1)
a) (watch) espiar*, vichar (RPl fam); (look quickly) mirar (a hurtadillas), echar un vistazo, vichar (RPl fam)

she peeped out of the window — se acercó a la ventana y se asomó a mirar

to peep AT somebody/something — espiar* or atisbar a alguien/algo

b) (show, stick out) peep (out) asomar
2) (make high-pitched sound) \<\<bird\>\> piar*; \<\<horn/whistle\>\> sonar*

he peeped at them as he drove by — les tocó la bocina or les pitó al pasar


2.
vt (colloq)

I peeped the horn — toqué la bocina or el claxon


II
noun
1) (quick or furtive look) vistazo m

can I have a peep? — ¿puedo ver?, ¿a ver?, ¿puedo vichar? (RPl fam)

to have a peep at something — echarle un vistazo a algo

2) (sound)

the peep, peep of the canary — el pío, pío del canario

the peep of a car horn — el pitido de un claxon

we didn't hear another peep from her all evening — no volvió a decir ni pío or ni mu en toda la noche (fam)


I [piːp]
1.
N ojeada f , miradita f

to get a peep at sth — lograr ver algo brevemente

to take or have a peep (at sth) — echar una ojeada or miradita (a algo)

2. VI
1) (=look) mirar rápidamente; (furtively) mirar furtivamente or a hurtadillas

to peep at — echar una ojeada or miradita a

I lifted the lid and peeped inside — levanté la tapa y eché una miradita

he peeped through the curtains — se asomó a ver por detrás de las cortinas

to peep through the window — asomarse a la ventana para mirar

2) (=stick out) asomar(se)

a head peeped out — se asomó una cabeza

the sun peeped out from behind the clouds — el sol se asomó tras las nubes

her shoes peeped from beneath her skirt — los zapatos se le asomaban por debajo de la falda


II [piːp]
1. N
1) [of bird] pío m ; [of whistle] silbido m
2) *

there hasn't been a peep out of them — no han dicho ni pío *

we can't get a peep out of them — no les podemos sacar nada

I don't want to hear peep out of you! — ¡tú ni chistar!, ¡tú ni pío! *

2.
VI piar
* * *

I
1. [piːp]
intransitive verb
1)
a) (watch) espiar*, vichar (RPl fam); (look quickly) mirar (a hurtadillas), echar un vistazo, vichar (RPl fam)

she peeped out of the window — se acercó a la ventana y se asomó a mirar

to peep AT somebody/something — espiar* or atisbar a alguien/algo

b) (show, stick out) peep (out) asomar
2) (make high-pitched sound) \<\<bird\>\> piar*; \<\<horn/whistle\>\> sonar*

he peeped at them as he drove by — les tocó la bocina or les pitó al pasar


2.
vt (colloq)

I peeped the horn — toqué la bocina or el claxon


II
noun
1) (quick or furtive look) vistazo m

can I have a peep? — ¿puedo ver?, ¿a ver?, ¿puedo vichar? (RPl fam)

to have a peep at something — echarle un vistazo a algo

2) (sound)

the peep, peep of the canary — el pío, pío del canario

the peep of a car horn — el pitido de un claxon

we didn't hear another peep from her all evening — no volvió a decir ni pío or ni mu en toda la noche (fam)


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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