sneak peek

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of sneak peek

1 : a secret look
  • She took a sneak peek at the birthday presents hidden in the closet.
2 : a brief showing
  • We saw a sneak peek of the movie that will be released next month.

Word by Word Definitions

sneak play
  1. : to go stealthily or furtively : slink

  2. : to act in or as if in a furtive manner

  3. : to carry the football on a quarterback sneak

  1. : a person who acts in a stealthy, furtive, or shifty manner

  2. : a stealthy or furtive move

  3. : an unobserved departure or escape

  1. : carried on secretly : clandestine

  2. : occurring without warning : surprise

peek play
  1. : to look furtively

  2. : to peer through a crack or hole or from a place of concealment

  3. : to take a brief look : glance

  1. : a furtive look

  2. : a brief look : glance


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