P p


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [peeps]
    • /pips/
    • /piːps/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [peeps]
    • /pips/

Definitions of peeps word

  • verb without object peeps to utter the short, shrill little cry of a young bird, a mouse, etc.; cheep; squeak. 1
  • verb without object peeps to speak in a thin, weak voice. 1
  • verb with object peeps to show or protrude slightly. 1
  • noun peeps Jeep. 1
  • noun plural peeps Peeps is a spoken abbreviation for 'people'. 0
  • abbreviation PEEPS people 0

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Origin of peeps

First appearance:

before 1950
One of the 5% newest English words
1950-55; shortening and alteration of people + -s3

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Peeps


peeps popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

peeps usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for peeps

noun peeps

  • beeps — Plural form of beep.
  • calls — Plural form of call.
  • cheeps — Plural form of cheep.
  • eyeballs — Plural form of eyeball.
  • ganders — Plural form of gander.

verb peeps

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