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Peak vs Peek
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Definition: The highest point or summit of a mountain, hill, or ridge.

Usage: I reached the peak of the mountain after a long hike.

Example sentences:
  • 1. The hikers reached the peak of the mountain and enjoyed the breathtaking view.
  • 2. The peak of the mountain was covered in snow.
  • 3. The climbers struggled to reach the peak due to the challenging terrain.

Definition: To look quickly or briefly, especially through a small opening or from a concealed location.

Usage: I took a peek through the keyhole to see who was at the door.

Example sentences:
  • 1. The child peeked out from behind the curtain to see if the guests had arrived.
  • 2. She couldn't resist taking a peek at the surprise gift.
  • 3. He peeked over the wall to see what was happening on the other side.

Peak: the highest point or summit of something. Peek: to look quickly or furtively.

Quizzes about "Peak" vs "Peek"

Peak vs Peek: 5 Quizzes

1. What is the meaning of 'Peak'?

2. What is the meaning of 'Peek'?

3. Which word means 'To reach the highest point'?

4. Which word means 'To take a quick look'?

5. What is the correct meaning of 'Peak'?


  • What is Peak?

    Peak is a mountain summit.

  • What is Peek?

    Peek means to glance quickly or sneak a look.

  • How do you pronounce Peak?

    Peak is pronounced as 'peek'.

  • How do you pronounce Peek?

    Peek is pronounced as 'peek'.

  • Can you give an example sentence using Peak?

    Sure! 'We reached the peak of the mountain after a long hike.'