how to pronounce peek


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the above transcription of peek is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

peek is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of peek in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… here's a sneak peek i caught up with …”

meanings of peek


  1. To be only slightly, partially visible, as if peering out from a hiding place.
  2. To look slyly, or with the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep.
  3. To retrieve (a value) from a memory address.


  1. Misspelling of pique.
  2. Acronym of polyetheretherketone.


  1. A surname​.

peek frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word peek occurs in english on average 14.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics peek can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that peek can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to peek


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