steal a peek/look

Definition of steal a peek/look

  1. :  to take a quick look often in a secret way He stole a peek/look at the birthday cake.

Word by Word Definitions

stealplay
  1. :  to take the property of another wrongfully and especially as a habitual or regular practice

    :  to come or go secretly, unobtrusively, gradually, or unexpectedly

    :  to steal or attempt to steal a base

  1. :  the act or an instance of stealing

    :  a fraudulent or questionable political deal

    :  bargain

peekplay
  1. :  to look furtively

    :  to take a brief look :  glance

  1. :  a furtive look

    :  a brief look :  glance

lookplay
  1. :  to make sure or take care (that something is done)

    :  to ascertain by the use of one's eyes

    :  to exercise the power of vision upon :  examine

  1. :  the act of looking

    :  glance

    :  the expression of the countenance


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