Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A creature that makes short, high-pitched sounds, especially a frog.
  • n. One who peeks furtively.
  • n. Slang An eye.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The eye.
  • n. Someone who peeps; a spy.
  • n. An animal, such as some frogs, that have a shrill, high-pitched call.
  • n. A private detective.
  • n. A chicken just breaking the shell; a young bird.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A chicken just breaking the shell; a young bird.
  • n. One who peeps; a prying person; a spy.
  • n. The eye.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Some little creature which peeps, pipes, or chirps.
  • n. An egg-pie.
  • n. One who peeps; a spying or inquisitive person.
  • n. The eye.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an animal that makes short high-pitched sounds
  • n. a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
  • n. an informal term referring to the eye

Etymologies

peep +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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  • Pepe Paparazzi poked a pack of pesky peepers.

    October 9, 2008

  • c_b, it is creepier that way! And I've heard it many times. Don't pout! Quick, delete your comment before anyone else can see!

    February 19, 2007

  • Well, the song's much older. I had no idea it was a movie, and don't much care either way. The point was the creepiness of the lyric if one considers the alternate meaning that AZ has listed here for the word "peeper."

    Jeez, now that I said it that way, this page is no fun anymore. *pouts*

    February 19, 2007

  • I don't think I'd ever heard the song until I saw the movie. Now the two are associated in my head.

    February 18, 2007

  • Jeepers Creepers was a movie. Terrible indeed.

    February 18, 2007

  • That was a movie? I immediately thought of the song.

    February 18, 2007

  • That was a terrible movie.

    February 18, 2007

  • "Jeepers, creepers, where'd you get those peepers?!"

    February 18, 2007

  • You know, chained_bear has a whole list of these words. And she's a girl, too. ;-)

    February 17, 2007

  • My Nana's word for a boy's . . . peeper.

    February 16, 2007