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peep show

A term for an exhibition of pictures viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass.

While the term originally referred to a type of entertainment provided by wandering showmen, it now refers to a sex show or pornographic film viewed through a slot.
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| The Pretty Things Peepshow perform at The Globe, Cardiff, on Wednesday.
Madison, 32, who has starred in Peepshow for four years, said, "I've wanted kids and that's something I'm definitely doing as soon as possible.
Mum-of-two Mel has been performing in striptease extravaganza Peepshow six nights a week since April.
of-two Mel has been performing extravaganza Peepshow a week since April.
The newly single star was at the grand opening of Mel's sexy Peepshow in Las Vegas at the weekend and is said to have met the show's director and producers.
It's fine watching a programme like Springwatch on BBC1, but when you have your very own peepshow at the bottom of the garden, who could ask for more?
Above, sculptor Jacob Epstein in his Hyde Park Gate studio dominated by his Behold the Man carving today found in the ruins of Coventry Cathedral; West Midlander Kathleen Garman, last wife of the Epstein; a 1942 view of the Blackpool threepenny peepshow where Epstein's sculpture Jacob and the Angel , above right, was on view.
Thus the legit job that Mic is so proud of turns out to consist of mopping up floors at a peepshow parlor.
Coco Austin made her debut at the Las Vegas Peepshow Monday night.
Madison, 31, said that she insured her famous assets with Lloyd's of London to protect them while appearing in her Las Vegas production, 'Peepshow'.
TV 1) Which former playmate and star of TV show Girls of the Playboy Mansion was left surprised about being asked to lose weight to star in Las Vegas burlesque act, Peepshow? 2) Which new judge of American Idol has admitted to having never actually seen the show in which he is about to star?
Mel is about to hit the stage in Peepshow, her new Vegas act, but told this week's Closer magazine: "I'm seeing Anthony Cool.