meaning of bopeep

bopeep meaning in General Dictionary

The work of searching unexpectedly as from behind a screen to be able to startle some one as by kiddies in play or of looking and attracting all of a sudden straight back as if frightened

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  • a casino game used small children; you hide that person and instantly expose it as you say boo!
  • The act of searching all of a sudden, as from behind a screen, to be able to startle someone (as by young ones in play), or of looking out and attracting abruptly back, as if frightened.

bopeep meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The act of looking abruptly, because from behind a screen, in order to startle somebody (as by young ones in play), or of looking and attracting instantly right back, like frightened.


Sentence Examples with the word bopeep

At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve, and round and round the paper which held my dinner, while I kept the latter close, and dodged and played at bopeep with it; and when at last I held still a piece of cheese between my thumb and finger, it came and nibbled it, sitting in my hand, and afterward cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away.

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