In addition to peeping Coldwater Gardens’ restorative work — from the apiary to the aquaponic greenhouse — guests can cruise the property’s seven miles of hiking and biking trails or visit one of the four sandbar beaches that run along the creek, which is ripe for swimming, tubing, and kayaking.—Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 3 Nov. 2023 At a clandestine meeting in Khan Younis, southern Gaza, in early 2001, Sheikh Ahmed Yassin gasped and peeped.—Sam Kiley, CNN, 14 Oct. 2023 Advertisement He was also convicted in 1981 for molesting a 6-year-old neighbor and in 1984 for peeping in a locker room at the University of California, Santa Barbara campus, Deputy District Attorney Melissa Diaz said in court.—City News Service, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Oct. 2023 Check out a fall foliage map to figure out when the trees in your area will be looking their most vibrant, then plan a romantic drive or foliage train ride to peep those leaves.—Corinne Sullivan, Country Living, 1 Aug. 2023 Indecent exposure: Mayfield Road At 6:50 a.m. Aug. 27, a woman called police to her condominium on a report of a peeping Tom.—cleveland, 1 Sep. 2023 Sometimes, they’re framed by thick, windowpane-like lines that cast the viewer as a peeping Tom.—Laura Bannister Carla Valdivia Nakatani Jameson Montgomery Christopher Kuo Gisela Williams, New York Times, 31 Aug. 2023 Before long, their colts peeped through the tall grass, begging for food and learning to dance.—Lois Parshley, Scientific American, 19 Sep. 2023 For a thrilling date, hop a private helicopter to Glacier National Park (otherwise a three-hour drive from the resort) and peep the changing colors.—Alison Lewis, Travel + Leisure, 10 Aug. 2023
But two years ago the deficit was nearly $3 trillion, or almost 12 percent of GDP, and the bond market didn’t raise a peep.—Timothy Noah, The New Republic, 5 Oct. 2023 Tupac may not have known, but Suge and his peeps definitely knew.—Vulture, 3 Oct. 2023 Since then, barely a peep from the G.O.P. corruption fighters.—John Cassidy, The New Yorker, 14 Aug. 2023 Stewart accessorized her look with long, silver earrings and matching heels featuring a peep toe.—Sabienna Bowman, Peoplemag, 13 Oct. 2023 Or leaf peep from the water on a Portsmouth Harbor Cruises tour on Great Bay or the Cocheco River.—Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 15 Aug. 2023 Conceivably one of them could use Cemex or some other pro-labor NLRB decision as a pretext to withdraw support, but none has raised a peep about that yet.—Timothy Noah, The New Republic, 30 Aug. 2023 Yet last week, when Mr. Sunak and his family spent a 10-day vacation at their multimillion-dollar penthouse apartment in Santa Monica, Calif., there was scarcely a peep about it in the British papers.—Mark Landler, New York Times, 16 Aug. 2023 The world’s top surfing dogs took to the water in individual and freestyle peeps and pups divisions in the 18th annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon
The world’s top surfing dogs took to the water in individual and freestyle peeps and pups divisions in the 18th annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon.—K.c. Alfred, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Sep. 2023 See More
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Middle English pepen, of imitative origin
Middle English pepen, perhaps alteration of piken to peek