What is another word for spyhole?

Pronunciation: [spˈa͡ɪhə͡ʊl] (IPA)

Spyhole is a small opening or hole in a door, wall or ceiling that allows one to spy on someone or something. There are several synonyms for spyhole that can be used depending on the context. Peephole, lookout, spyglass, and peering hole are few of many synonyms for spyhole. The term 'peephole' is often used to refer to a hole in a door, where one can look through to see who is outside. A 'lookout' can be used to describe a high vantage point from where one can lookout without being noticed. A 'spyglass' is a device that helps to magnify and give a clear view of objects from a distance, while 'peering hole' refers to a small opening through which one can glance through to gather information.

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What are the hypernyms for Spyhole?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Spyhole

Why you've been allowed to come into the house and talk with me, I can't think, unless he is watching and listening through a hidden spyhole.
"It Happened in Egypt"
C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
He locked both doors leading into the waiting office, and took up his position at the spyhole that gave him command of his own office.
"The Imaginary Marriage"
Henry St. John Cooper
Then one day you came to the office where I was employed, and the man who employed me put his private room at your disposal, knowing that by means of some spyhole he had contrived he could hear all that passed between us.
"The Imaginary Marriage"
Henry St. John Cooper

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