peeps

plural noun
\ ˈpēps How to pronounce peeps (audio) \

Definition of peeps

 (Entry 1 of 2)

informal
: people "… I don't know you, bro. And I don't do business with peeps I don't know."— Annie Solomon On a sunny May day, the mood among food service peeps I surveyed yesterday was on the glum side.— Pamela Silvestri often used to refer informally to the group of people who are someone's friends, colleagues, followers, family members, etc. … he [Elon Musk] obviously sees Twitter as a way for him to communicate with his peeps and to be able to get his message across.— Matthew DeBordAthan worked … the past 10 years at the Salvation Army, not only cooking the meals, but becoming a friend to the poor and homeless she called her "peeps."— Kent Mallett

peeps

Definition of peeps (Entry 2 of 2)

present tense third-person singular of peep entry 1 , peep entry 3

plural of peep entry 2 , peep entry 4

Examples of peeps in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Plural noun Here's a wish for a happy, joyous and fun-filled Thanksgiving to all my peeps. Katarina Avendano, Good Housekeeping, 17 Aug. 2021 Some big news from us on what's coming up next in live-action from Millarworld, peeps! Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 4 June 2021 Some big news from us on what's coming up next in live-action from Millarworld, peeps! Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 4 June 2021 Some big news from us on what's coming up next in live-action from Millarworld, peeps! Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 4 June 2021 Some big news from us on what's coming up next in live-action from Millarworld, peeps! Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 4 June 2021 Daniels’ line inspired me to solicit my peeps on social media to come up with a Top 10 List of what the sad look on Weltman’s face at the NBA Draft Lottery reminded you of. Mike Bianchi, orlandosentinel.com, 24 June 2021 Some big news from us on what's coming up next in live-action from Millarworld, peeps! Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 4 June 2021 Some big news from us on what's coming up next in live-action from Millarworld, peeps! Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 4 June 2021

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First Known Use of peeps

Plural noun

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for peeps

Plural noun

by shortening & alteration

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19 Aug 2021

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“Peeps.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peeps. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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peeps

noun

English Language Learners Definition of peeps

: people and especially the people who are your friends

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