from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass. Also called raree show.
- n. A short pornographic film presentation seen usually in a small coin-operated projection booth.
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- n. An exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass.
- n. A sexual or pornographic display through a small slot, generally equipped with a timer to automatically close the slot when payment has expired.
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When she moved in, the nurses requested that she buy cotton trousers with elastic waists precisely to avoid this kind of peepshow, but my grandmother explained she was a lady who had no use for garments that did not require dry cleaning.
Weddings are a celebration of marriage; not a drunken and decadent "peepshow" of the Bride!
The FBI, meanwhile, was perpetually annoyed with porn businessmen AND the Teamsters because of the unreported income involved -- all those quarters in peepshow machines!
The Lusty Lady, the famous peepshow club on 1rst with the endlessly entertaining marquee, is closing.
This might feel similar to a bit of a unwashed peepshow, but check out a sensuous-smooth character of her unwrapping (photos nabbed from a Daily Mails screen squeeze collection):
By night all around it, peepshow flotsam: dopers and skulks, low-bottom dicksnatchers, runaways selling their asses to sneaky-petes circling the block.
Metal in its various speed-, death-, black-, doom- guises provides a musical peepshow, where we draw back the curtain on our darker, baser fears, making them at once a shared bond and Wagnerian drama.
For example, The Condor Club peepshow offers “exotic birds” and “chicks! chicks! chicks!”
From fake Lord Byrons to ancient prophetic automatons and mohican-haired punk lizards this is a city-wide penny-dreadful peepshow, a Victorian pandemonium carnival that has spilled out onto the streets and embedded itself into the very social fabric.
Metal in its various speed -, death -, black -, doom - guises provides a musical peepshow, where we draw back the curtain on our darker, baser fears, making them at once a shared bond and Wagnerian drama.