Yoshiyuki was spying on the peeping Toms while they were spying on the unsuspecting lovers.
It makes me feel at times like a public moralist, or peeping Tom of Coventry, or some such creature.
There they are, peeping at us, one head behind another, from that gate.
"It is a lovely dedication," she had said with that smile she had, which was like a peeping glimmer of sunshine on a grey day.
We listened, peeping through the narrow openings in our wall.
On peeping out from his place of retreat, he was amazed to see a number of demons dancing and singing and drinking.
One could see the house by peeping through the bars of the gates.
Curious eyes are peeping from little windows, and everybody is evidently in expectation of some unusual sight.
Do you think it will have hurt her, my peeping into the room yesterday?'
peeping between the reeds that grew about the mouth of the earth-dwelling, Eve saw them.
"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.
positive end-expiratory pressure