PEEKABOO in sign language

How to sign "peekaboo" in American Sign Language (ASL)?

Meaning: a game played with a young child, in which one hides behind something, usually their hands, and suddenly reappears, saying 'peekaboo'.

Pronunciation (sign description): Two-handed flat hands, palms in front of the face, both hands diverge quickly once or twice, depending on the sentences.

Learner tip: Not to confuse this sign with one of variations of HALLOWEEN. Context as always.

Related signs: GAME.

Peekaboo with baby

The video shows a few ways of playing peekaboo. One of them is holding behind the baby and tactically playing peekaboo on the baby's face.

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