Sunday, April 26, 2009

Jeepers, Creepers...Peepers!

funny word of the day: peepers

This word has several definitions, including these listed below:

1. a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
(synonym) voyeur, Peeping Tom
(hypernym) spectator, witness, viewer, watcher, looker
(derivation) peep
2. an informal term refering to the eye
(hypernym) eye, oculus, optic
(classification) colloquialism
3. an animal that makes short high-pitched sounds
(hypernym) animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna
(derivation) peep, twirp, cheep, chirp, chirrup
Australian Slang
(pl. n.) eyes
Once, when our friend Jim was little, he resuscitated his pet mouse named Peepers by giving him CPR through a tiny straw.   So now we call Jim "Peepers" in the little mouse's honor.  

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