This, of course, contradicted years of NFL statements, and there has been nary a peep since.
After all, flu dilly-dallied last season, barely making a peep.
But there are at least two senators who haven't given the White House a peep of trouble recently—Specter and Gillibrand.
The nickelodeon was a new business, a novelty, something between a circus and a peep show.
This open secrecy served its purpose, says peep Ehasalu, communications manager for the hotel.
The millinery I caught a peep at looked too chic for a grandmother.
I have never been to the royal palace and I have never had even a peep at the king.
But, just with the first peep of day, I got a glimpse of his countenance.
For in spite of my peep into the room, I felt that it was still there.
There was nothing that I could do but peep through my loophole, and think how silly it all was.
"glance" (especially through a small opening), mid-15c., perhaps alteration of Middle English piken (see peek (v.)). Peeping Tom "a curious prying fellow" [Grose] is from 1796; connection with Lady Godiva story dates only from 1837.
"make a short chirp," c.1400, probably altered from pipen (mid-13c.), ultimately imitative (cf. Latin pipare, French pepier, German piepen, Lithuanian pypti, Czech pipati, Greek pipos).
1520s, first in sense found in peep of day, from peep (v.1); meaning "a furtive glance" is first recorded 1730.
"short chirp," early 15c., from peep (v.2); meaning "slightest sound or utterance" (usually in a negative context) is attested from 1903. Meaning "young chicken" is from 1680s. The marshmallow peeps confection are said to date from 1950s.
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