Peephole
Peephole Peep"hole`, n. A hole, or crevice, through which one may peep without being discovered. [1913 Webster]

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  • peephole — ► NOUN ▪ a small hole in a door through which callers may be identified …   English terms dictionary

  • peephole — [pēp′hōl΄] n. a hole to peep through …   English World dictionary

  • peephole — [[t]pi͟ːphoʊl[/t]] peepholes N COUNT A peephole is small hole in a door or wall through which you can look secretly at what is happening on the other side. The guards checked at the peephole before entering. Syn: spyhole …   English dictionary

  • peephole — UK [ˈpiːpˌhəʊl] / US [ˈpɪpˌhoʊl] noun [countable] Word forms peephole : singular peephole plural peepholes a small hole or crack in a door, wall etc that you can see through …   English dictionary

  • Peephole — A peephole is a small opening (or glass window) cut in a door, typically to allow people inside to see outside without opening the door. Glass peepholes are often fitted with a fisheye lens to allow a wider field of view from the inside and… …   Wikipedia

  • peephole — noun just take a look through this peephole Syn: opening, gap, cleft, slit, crack, chink, keyhole, knothole, squint …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • peephole — noun Date: 1681 a hole or crevice to peep through …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • peephole — /peep hohl /, n. a small hole or opening through which to peep or look, as in a door. [1675 85; PEEP1 + HOLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • peephole — noun A small hole, opening or glass, especially in a door, through which to look …   Wiktionary

  • peephole — Synonyms and related words: Texas tower, air hole, armhole, beacon, belvedere, bleachers, blowhole, bridge, bullet hole, bunghole, conning tower, cringle, deadeye, eye, eyelet, gallery, gasket, gazebo, grandstand, grommet, guide, keyhole,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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