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peeping Tom

peeping Tom

Date: Aug 22 2005

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“I’m kind of amazed—I thought [following and photographing others] was stalking and peeping-Tom-ery.”
- Brad Pitt, talking about the paparazzi in an interview with Jann Carl from Entertainment Tonight.

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

a person who spies on other people, usually through windows.

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

If you sneak around watching somebody, usually through their windows at night, you are a peeping Tom. Shame on you! Peeping Tom is a negative term used to describe people who spy on others.
For example, when Brad Pitt caught photographers hiding outside of his Beverly Hills home, he referred to them as peeping Toms.

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

””Angelina caught a peeping Tom watching her last night.”“

””Don’t leave your curtains open. Peeping Toms are everywhere.”“

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

A person who gets pleasure, especially sexual pleasure, from secretly watching others.
by Yanger
Peeping Tom is the person who is prying into other's private ife and get some pleasure for himself from it.
by joanne
eagerly to know others' personal secrets
by happywindgirl

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Donny--chou

China

if there is peeping-tom(photographing you) hiding outside of your home,you must be a famous guy!

05:50 AM Mar 02 2008 |

r.basaerian

United Arab Emirates

Thanks very much I was looking for this slang

07:53 AM Nov 10 2007 |

claudinha

Brazil

Cool! Ihaven’t heard something like that before!

07:12 PM Sep 04 2005 |

dodo6

China

I like it ,cuz I haven’t learn it before.But I think Listeningcompanied with it is perfect

04:41 PM Sep 01 2005 |

goblin

China

I want to listen the content of lesson

01:07 PM Sep 01 2005 |

smallhu

smallhu

Taiwan

Though I’ve learnt it before, it’s quite interesting to learn this kind of new vocabulary.

04:27 AM Sep 01 2005 |

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