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Pronunciation of Peek: Learn how to pronounce Peek in English correctly

Learn how to say Peek correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word peek:

[no object, with adverbial]
look quickly or furtively:
faces peeked from behind twitched curtains
protrude slightly so as to be just visible:
his socks were so full of holes his toes peeked through
a quick or furtive look:
she sneaked a peek at the map

late Middle English pike, pyke, of unknown origin

The word meaning ‘look quickly or furtively’ and ‘a quick or furtive look’ is peek, not peak:
the sun peeks out only intermittently
a sneak peek at what’s in store
. In some contexts this error is very common: for example, almost a third of citations for the expression a sneak peek in the Oxford English Corpus are for the incorrect spelling.