peeper

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peep +‎ -er.

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peeper (plural peepers)

  1. (colloquial, chiefly in the plural) The eye.
    Check out the gorgeous peepers on that guy!
  2. Someone who peeps; a spy.
    • J. Webster
      Who's there? peepers, [] eavesdroppers?
  3. An animal, such as some frogs, that have a shrill, high-pitched call.
  4. (dated, slang, derogatory) A private detective.
  5. (colloquial) A chicken just breaking the shell; a young bird.
  6. A peeping tom.

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