Etymology
Advertisement

peekaboo (n.)

also peek-a-boo, as the name of a children's game attested from 1590s; as an adjective (of garments) meaning "see-through, open," it dates from 1895. From peek (v.) + boo. Compare bo-peep.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of peekaboo

peekaboo (n.)
a game played with young children; you hide your face and suddenly reveal it as you say boo!;
Synonyms: bopeep
From wordnet.princeton.edu

Dictionary entries near peekaboo

pedophiliac

pedophilic

peduncle

pee

peek

peekaboo

peel

peeler

peen

peep

peeper