Definitions

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  • adj. Inclined to peep (to watch someone or something).
  • adj. Having a high-pitched voice, like the sound of a peep.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Sleepy; drowsy.

Etymologies

peep +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • November 17, 2008 at 9:37 am peepy tom kitteh haz a ramp to da window. wow!

    PEEPING TOMCAT - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Oh, and then he has underwear over his face and there's a little peepy hole like so you can see.

    CNN Transcript Dec 2, 2008

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: He has underwear over his face and there's a little peepy hole like so he can see.

    CNN Transcript Dec 3, 2008

  • It was the pot-boy, very tousled and peepy, and accompanied by a gust of stale beer.

    Overture to Death

  • Nothing could be better than Mrs. Skewton when she finds herself, after convolutions of speech, somehow on the subject of Henry VIII., and pauses to mention with approval "his dear little peepy eyes and his benevolent chin."

    Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens

  • Now while she sat there it began to rain, and after a while the drops, soaking through the crow's nest, came drip-dripping on to her feathers; she, however, was far too miserable to care, and sat there all huddled up and peepy till the shower was over.

    Tales of the Punjab

  • I think it must have been some confused remembrance of our playing at ladies, for Mrs. Partridge had a sort of peepy way of talking, something like the way we did when we were pretending ladies.

    The Boys and I: A Child's Story for Children

  • Such a picture, too, he makes, with his dear little peepy eyes, and his benevolent chin! '

    Dombey and Son

  • Ken, 40, a bluff, plain-speaking Geordie, is strangely reluctant to wear the eyeliner that Lauren thinks is so fetching on a man - she's all for it, and would love to have a go at peepy-eyed Simon Cowell - and is happy to limit his cosmetics repertoire to a modest tub of hair-gel.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • He was a bit peepy but batted his eyes at the judge when we presented ourselves to her, then had several spooks at the nice grey cob trotting towards him (his reflection in the full mirror!).

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