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  • v. Present participle of peek.

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Examples

  • His eyes slid up the legs they were attached to, past the black calf-length leggings, past the tattered jean skirt (bought that way or worn with love?) to the dark line of belly skin peeking out from under a pink camisole and nondescript green army jacket.

    The Girl (Heart That’s Healing) « A Fly in Amber

  • One fellow is down on a knee, peeking from the threshold to the dance floor and pointing at the four of us.

    DESTINATION: BEACH • by John A. Mackie

  • I also like the munchkin peeking up in one of them, not to mention the U-M chair!!

    Some Kitchen Photos & Some Inadvertantly Gooey Peppermint Brownies

  • Not that I would want our heroine to be run over by a bus or a squad of Hell's Angels, but, to simply be sprinting around a parking lot in the middle of the night hoping her adoptive family might be peeking from the upstairs windows and applauding her stride, seems a little weak.

    Reader reviews of Run by Ann Patchett.

  • An interest in peeking in on such stories is probably the motivating impulse for most readers of fiction as well (at least those readers interested in what is called "literary fiction").

    Narrative Nonfiction

  • I don't know--I rather enjoy typing in the various random strings--I'm always looking for a word peeking out.

    What I cooked last night.

  • I delighted in peeking into Jack’s past and populating it with people who would play parts in his later life, or arranging cameos of characters from other novels.

    A Conversation with New York Times Bestselling Author F. Paul Wilson

  • But aside from that, I think the only thing that is insular is the idea of peeking into this family's life and seeing how having an obscene amount of money affects their lifestyle.

    Just Asking… Lucy Liu

  • The hilt of his sword peeking over his shoulder proclaimed to all that he was no helpless refugee, but perhaps the guards at the gate were as confused as those in the town.

    Odyssey

  • Jenni Bruce, 20, recalls peeking into the toddler room at Baby's Space not long ago and seeing her 16-month-old son, Lewis, who recently moved up from the infant room, sleeping soundly during nap time.

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