Usage examples for peek

  1. " Again the trap," he said, " set this time at the edge of a stream where the beaver huts peek through the ice, or lift their tops above the open water. – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  2. You peek in his door, and if he isn't there you go in and leave the cigars with your compliments. – Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch
  3. Strange trolls peek out from books of mathematics, Grimace around cold scientific theories. – The Book of Gud by Dan Spain Harold Hersey
  4. Well, Jimmy has been pretending right along that he is afraid of exposure for that, and Nickleby has felt so sure of him that there have been occasions when he has permitted Jimmy to see behind the scenes and get a peek at some methods of doing business that would not stand analysis. – Every Man for Himself by Hopkins Moorhouse
  5. Then he pulled the blue light from his pocket, and as he was doing so, I saw the Second peek round the back side of the mast at him. – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  6. He would venture out when they were at a distance, peek all about cautiously to see that no one saw him, then set up a heart- rending appeal, only to dodge back out of sight when the flock came rushing in with a clamor that was deafening. – Ways of Wood Folk by William J. Long
  7. We peek out at this universe from our half- developed corner of it. – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  8. Mrs. Peabody let me peek into your room last night and I saw you eating supper. – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  9. But I'd have to have a peek at Sonny first. – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  10. Are you able to ride to town, Mr. Peek? – The Auto Boys' Vacation by James A. Braden
  11. We peek above your shoulder. – Toward the Gulf by Edgar Lee Masters
  12. Close to the house, now, on the grass, until we can get a peek around the- S- s- s- sh! – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  13. I must get a peek at those seams. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  14. She sat on the bed and took a quick peek at the charm necklace in her palm. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  15. I should like to hear Mr. Brandreth and Mr. Peek discussing it. – Annie Kilburn A Novel by W. D. Howells
  16. My father, Henry C. Peek, was then an infant age six weeks and Charles Deere, the son of John, an infant of about the same age. – John Deere's Steel Plow by Edward C. Kendall
  17. The girls all laughed merrily at her coquettishness, but their laughter became almost a howl as the little black eyes began to play peek- a- boo at them, and then danced in unison with their laughter, as if enjoying the sensation she had created. – Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer by Rena I. Halsey