a display of objects or pictures viewed through a small opening that is usually fitted with a magnifying lens.
a short, usually erotic or titillating film shown in a coin-operated viewing machine equipped with a projector.

1851 (not typically salacious until c.1914), from peep (v.1) + show (n.).

noun phrase

[found by 1851 as ”an exhibition of pictures viewed through a lens in a small hole”]


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