French translation of 'peep'
- (British, = look)
coup d'œil mto have a peep
jeter un coup d'œilto have a peep at sb/sth
jeter un coup d'œil à qn/qchto take a peep
jeter un coup d'œilto take a peep at sb/sth (quickly)
jeter un coup d'œil à qn/qch(trying not to be noticed)
⇒ I'll just take a peep at the children.
Je vais juste jeter un coup d'œil aux enfants.
jeter un coup d'œil furtif à qn/qch
⇒ Bored, Chris took a peep at his watch.
Chris, qui s'ennuyait, jeta un coup d'œil furtif à sa montre.
- (= insight)
a peep into sb's life
un aperçu de la vie de qn
- [of whistle]
son m aigu
- (informal, = slight sound)
⇒ I didn't hear a peep from him.
Il n'a pas fait le moindre bruit.
- (= look)
jeter un coup d'œil
- (trying not to be noticed)
jeter un coup d'œil furtif
- (= beep)
Example Sentences Including 'peep'
The sentry had only to peep over the low wall of the terrace to see these two ashen faces.Snowline
But then fear reawakens, fear of losing him, and I risk a peep around the stack.A Means to Evil
Mr Aliyu who had signed for it downstairs had had a peep at it.Gwendolen
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Translation of peep from the Collins English to French Dictionary