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bopeep


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bopeep  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bopeep 
  n  :  a  game  played  with  young  children;  you  hide  your  face  and 
  suddenly  reveal  it  as  you  say  Boo!  [syn:  {peekaboo}] 




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