keek
I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English kiken Date: 14th century chiefly Scottish peep, look II. noun Date: 1721 chiefly Scottish peep, look

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  • keek — /keek/, v.i. Scot. and North Eng. to peep; look furtively. [1350 1400; ME kiken, c. or < MD, MLG kiken] * * * …   Universalium

  • keek — [kēk] vi. [ME kiken, prob. < MDu or MLowG kīken] [Scot. or North Eng.] to peep; spy …   English World dictionary

  • keek — 1. verb /kiːk/ To peek; peep. The man keeked over the fence. 2. noun /kiːk/ A look, especially a quick one; a peek. See Also: look, peek …   Wiktionary

  • keek — I Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Meaning a sly look at something (like through a keyhole). Example: Dinnae think ah didnae see ye keekin oot fae behind them curtains. II A Geordie Dictionary To peep III North Country (Newcastle) Words to peep, to …   English dialects glossary

  • keek — n British an alternative form of cack …   Contemporary slang

  • keek — n. glance; peep v. peep; glance; look in a furtive way …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Keek — Peep …   Scottish slang

  • keek — Scottish verb peep surreptitiously. noun a surreptitious peep. Origin ME: perh. related to Du. kijken have a look …   English new terms dictionary

  • keek — v. & n. Sc. v.intr. peep. n. a peep. Etymology: ME kike: cf. MDu., MLG kiken …   Useful english dictionary

  • keek-keek — …   Useful english dictionary

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