Bo*peep" (?), n. [Bo + peep.]

The act of looking out suddenly, as from behind a screen, so as to startle some one (as by children in play), or of looking out and drawing suddenly back, as if frightened.

I for sorrow sung, That such a king should play bopeep, And go the fools among. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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