not a peep

not a peep
not a peep not the slightest utterance or complaint.
Main Entry: peep

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  • not a peep — (informal) No noise, not a sound • • • Main Entry: ↑peep …   Useful english dictionary

  • peep — Ⅰ. peep [1] ► VERB 1) look quickly and furtively. 2) (peep out) come slowly or partially into view. ► NOUN 1) a quick or furtive look. 2) a momentary or partial view of something …   English terms dictionary

  • peep — peep1 [pēp] vi. [ME pepen: orig. echoic] 1. to make the short, high pitched cry of a young bird or chick; chirp; cheep 2. to utter a sound or speak in a small, weak voice, as from fear n. 1. a short, high pitched sound; chirp; cheep 2. the… …   English World dictionary

  • peep — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 quick look ADJECTIVE ▪ quick VERB + PEEP ▪ have, take ▪ get PREPOSITION ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • peep — I UK [piːp] / US [pɪp] verb Word forms peep : present tense I/you/we/they peep he/she/it peeps present participle peeping past tense peeped past participle peeped 1) [intransitive] to look at something quickly and secretly, usually from a place… …   English dictionary

  • peep — peep1 [ pip ] verb 1. ) intransitive to look at something quickly and secretly, usually from a place where you think you cannot be seen: peep at/through/into/over: She tried to peep through the gates to see the garden. 2. ) intransitive to appear …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • peep — I 1. verb 1) I peeped through the keyhole Syn: look quickly, cast a brief look, take a secret look, sneak a look, (have a) peek, glance; informal take a gander 2) the moon peeped through the clouds Syn: appear (slowly/partly), show, come into… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • peep — I. /pip / (say peep) verb (i) 1. to look through or as through a small aperture. 2. to look slyly, pryingly, or furtively. 3. to peer, as from a hiding place. 4. to come partially into view; begin to appear. –verb (t) 5. to show or protrude… …  

  • Peep search — (or BetaSkipScan) is feature available on many videocassette recorders and most camcorders, whereby the unit can show you what is on the tape during rewind and fast forward operations. For this feature to work seamlessly, the tape must be fully… …   Wikipedia

  • Peep Show (TV series) — This article is about the British sitcom. For the Canadian TV series, see Peep Show (Canadian TV series). Peep Show Genre Comedy drama Created by Andrew O Connor Jesse Armstrong Sam Bain …   Wikipedia

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