Pronunciation Verb

peek (peeks, present participle peeking; past and past participle peeked)

  1. To look slyly, or with the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep.
  2. To be only slightly, partially visible, as if peering out from a hiding place.
  3. (computing, transitive) To retrieve (a value) from a memory address.
    • 2006, Gary Willoughby, PureBasic: A Beginner's Guide to Computer Programming (page 279)
      We are peeking the value from the first index's memory location.
Translations Translations
  • Spanish: entreverse, atisbarse
  • German: im Speicher nachsehen
Related terms Noun
  1. Misspelling of pique



  1. Acronym of polyetheretherketone

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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