peeper

1 of 2

noun (1)

peep·​er ˈpē-pər How to pronounce peeper (audio)
1
: one that peeps
specifically : voyeur
2
: eye

peeper

2 of 2

noun (2)

1
: one that makes a peeping sound
2
: any of various tree frogs that peep shrilly
especially : spring peeper

Word History

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1607, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

circa 1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of peeper was circa 1586

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Cite this Entry

“Peeper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peeper. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

peeper 1 of 2

noun

peep·​er ˈpē-pər How to pronounce peeper (audio)
: any of various tree frogs that peep
especially : spring peeper

peeper

2 of 2

noun

1
: one that peeps
especially : peeping tom
2

Medical Definition

peeper

noun

peep·​er ˈpē-pər How to pronounce peeper (audio)
: voyeur

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