\ ˈpēps How to pronounce peeps (audio) \

Definition of peeps

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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


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

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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The first known use of peeps was in 1951

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3 Sep 2020

Cite this Entry

“Peeps.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peeps. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of peeps

US slang : people and especially the people who are your friends

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