Definition of Peepshow

1. Noun. An exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass.

Exact synonyms: Raree-show
Generic synonyms: Exhibition, Expo, Exposition

2. Noun. A short pornographic film shown in a small coin-operated booth.
Generic synonyms: Skin Flick

Definition of Peepshow

1. Noun. An exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass. ¹

2. Noun. A sexual or pornographic display through a small slot, generally equipped with a timer to automatically close the slot when payment has expired. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Peepshow

1. an exhibition viewed through a small opening [n -S]

Peepshow Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peepshow

peeper
peepers
peepes
peephole
peephole-optimization
peephole optimization
peepholes
peepier
peepiest
peeping
peeping pixels
peeping toms
peepings
peeps
peepshows
peepul
peepul tree
peepuls
peepy
peer
peer-reviewed journal
peer-to-peer
peer editing
peer group
peer of the realm
peer pressure
peer review
peer reviewed

Literary usage of Peepshow

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1875)
"THE peepshow; OR, THE OLD THEOLOGY AND THE ... Who while a few pale children gathered round Did plant his faded peepshow on the ground. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1888)
"For any reredos made now is likely to be on peepshow principles, ... And a reredos made on peepshow principles would be a blow to the church which would ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1895)
"But this peepshow has, as we have seen, its limits. By respecting them, we may secure good plays ; and occasionally great dramas, like ' Heimat ' and ' The ..."

4. London Society (1879)
"There is the ' peepshow- man' of the days of one's youth. ... There may, however, be a reason for the peepshow-man's decadence. ..."

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