throw a look into; take a brief glance at
- a secret look
- to check surreptitiously or with all the eyes half-closed or through a crevice to peep
- to check slyly, or utilizing the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep.
late 14c., piken "look quickly and slyly," of unidentified origin. The words peek, keek, and peep all were used with additional or less exactly the same meaning 14c.-15c.; perhaps the ultimate supply was center Dutch kieken. Relevant: Peeked; peeking.
- "a peek, glance," 1844, from peek (v.).
Peek is a feature introduced in Windows 7 that enables the user to see their desktop by placing (and never clicking) their mouse on the Show Desktop symbol.
A peek into the former vamp's mind revealed that two of Damian's sisters-in-law had managed to turn a full vamp back into a disgruntled Natural.