There are 2 main translations of peep in Spanish

: peep1peep2

peep1

espiar, v.

Pronunciation /pip//piːp/

intransitive verb

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    (watch) espiar
    (watch) vichar River Plate informal
    (look quickly) mirar (a hurtadillas)
    (look quickly) echar un vistazo
    (look quickly) vichar River Plate informal
    don't peep! no viches River Plate informal
    • she went to the window and peeped out se acercó a la ventana y se asomó a mirar
    • to peep at sb/sth
    • they were peeping at me through the curtains me vichaban a través de las cortinas
    • A head peeped through the small gap and greeted Julia with a booming voice.
    • He walked across to the next room, delicately opened the door and peeped through.
    • Teenage girls were spotted around the village peeping through windows of some of the biggest homes, desperately hoping for a glance of Gareth.
    • William peeped through the curtained window into the dimly lit smoked filled room.
    • She locked the bullet into the barrel, peeped through the scope, aimed, and instantaneously pulled the trigger, expelling the bullet into the air.
    • We peeped through the window of an old-fashioned apothecary.
    • I peeped through the slits at the top of the door.
    • I slipped into the house and into my room so as not to spoil their party, though I couldn't resist peeping through the blinds.
    • Despite his obvious contempt for anything celestial, I continued to peep discreetly into the astrology columns of newspapers and magazines.
    • Arin peeped through his fingers and then stood up with his jaw almost scraping his knees.
    • Trembling, she peeped through her laced fingers at her stereo.
    • There was a knock at the door so I got up and trudged to the door bitterly and peeped through the small windows.
    • I licked my lips and peeped through the hole, I couldn't help but giggle.
    • I drew back, and with Zev crouching behind me, peeped through the hole I had made.
    • I too peeped through out of curiosity and found a young house wife crying in front of a policeman.
    • Scarlet ran over to inspect as did Griffith and they peeped through to see Lane on the phone with someone.
    • She peeped through the holes in the rock at the hundreds of wolves sitting and slouching or lying against the trees, looking at the rocks.
    • ‘Don't worry, we'll think of something’ George said vaguely as he peeped through the curtains.
    • She peeped through the curtains at the two sleeping boys and ended up staring at them for a couple of minutes.
    • He walked slowly toward the door, peeped through an enlarged crack in the hinge side, and stepped back, startled.
  • 2

    (show, stick out)
    (tip/edge/corner) asomar
    her petticoat was just peeping from under her dress (se) le asomaba la combinación por debajo del vestido
    • my toes were peeping out (se) me asomaban los dedos
    • His eyes traced over me, taking in my disheveled hair and my toes, which were peeping out from underneath my dress.
    • The sun peeped out from the clouds and sparkled on the water.
    • Spring in Connecticut brings rain and daffodils and tulips begin to peep out from piles of dirty snow.
    • And if at all the sun occasionally peeps out of the clouds, there will be large screens to provide shade to the plants.
    • Grey pearl cuff links peeped out from beneath his jacket sleeves.
    • I regarded my toes as they peeped out of the water while I floated on my back.
    • Caroline could see that her toes peeped out from under the hem of her everyday gown.
    • She saw the feeble rays of the sun barely peeping out into the sky.
    • We first noticed a beak peeping out from behind one of the beams and before we knew it the bird had tried to fly from the nest.
    • Anyway, on this occasion a different leaflet was peeping out of the box.

noun

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    (quick or furtive look)
    vistazo masculine
    peep at sth/sb
    • can I have a peep? ¿puedo vichar?
    • she had a quick peep at the answer le echó un vistazo a la respuesta
    • She actually couldn't pass the door without a quick peep inside.
    • It offers a peep at the richness of the traditional gold jewellery of the State, which is also noted for its purity, creativity and craftsmanship.
    • A look at these beautiful products gives one an impressive peep into the artistic abilities of the strife-torn region.
    • As he ripped at his shirt, he risked one quick peep through the car windows.
    • A glimpse of the rural lifestyle and a peep into the culture of various ethnic groups.
    • At midnight, street people drift to a Chinese temple seeking a peep into the future.
    • The bigger kids said it was haunted so it was obviously too much of a temptation for any 10 year old not to take a quick peep through the window.
    • A quick peep at my watch told me that the time was 6.30 a.m. and across in the other bed, just visible through the mosquito nets, J.R. was still sleeping soundly.
    • New chaps would have a quick peep over the top, just for a moment - but only if they didn't know anything.

There are 2 main translations of peep in Spanish

: peep1peep2

peep2

Pronunciation /piːp//pip/

noun

  • 1

    (sound)
    the peep, peep of the canary el pío, pío del canario
    • the peep of a car horn el pitido de un claxon
    • we haven't heard a peep out of the baby all night el niño no ha rechistado en toda la noche
    • one more peep out of you and there'll be trouble! ¡como vuelvas a abrir la boca, ya vas a ver!
    • we didn't hear another peep from her all evening no volvió a decir ni pío / ni mu en toda la noche
    • any news from your brother? — not a peep ¿sabes algo de tu hermano? — ¡ni pío!
    • I really just didn't want to hear another peep coming out of her mouth.
    • We didn't hear another peep from them all week.
    • The press politely looked the other way, never uttering a peep.
    • The little girl was happily babbling and taking in her new surroundings with awe and she hadn't made a single fussy peep.
    • But even more than this: not one peep of what I have told you about the sinister intentions of the church state would ever have been made public.
    • Especially since we never hear a peep of complaint about the millions of dollars of research funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
    • Look I can't promise not to say another peep about that boy you were with.
    • On the one hand, we are led to believe that the girl is utterly self-reliant and unafraid; on the other, she slips into prostitution without a peep of protest.
    • And, I don't want to hear one peep from you about it either.
    • Vast swathes of ideological ground have been abandoned without a peep of protest from the grassroots nor a hint of rebellion or division.
    • But he offered not a peep of protest or criticism.
    • When Hilmer hobbled the paper's budget, not a peep of protest from you.
    • I tried ignoring the painful feeling and concentrated on not making a peep of sound.
    • This was accepted with hardly a peep of protest from both the British and the American public.
    • But they are doing this without a peep of protest from the fired-up grassroots activists who have taken over the Kansas Republican Party.
    • It was amazing, because there was not one peep from our closest geographical member of Parliament from the National Party.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (make high-pitched sound)
    (bird) piar
    (whistle/horn) sonar
    he peeped at them as he drove by les tocó la bocina / les pitó al pasar
    • All the same, I can't help thinking that if only I could force myself to peep, burble and mangle my words like a child, I'd soon be able to communicate with the peoples of the world, or at least their kids.
    • It was hard work but I had a lot of public support with drivers peeping and the support from the firefighters has been fantastic.
    • When you leap up every time he or she peeps, you're disturbing his or her sleep, the sleep folks say.
    • Outside their window, an insect's timid squeak peeped sporadically into the night, like a half-rusty hinge.
    • The builder's lorry pulled up outside and peeped to attract my attention.

transitive verb

informal

  • 1

    I peeped the horn toqué la bocina / el claxon