A yellow face emoji with hands covering eyes, with one or both eyes peeking through a gap between fingers. Not to be confused with 🙈 See-No-Evil Monkey emoji where eyes are completely covered. Face with Peeking Eye emoji used when people want to know what’s happening, even when they know they shouldn’t be looking.
Face with Peeking Eye emoji was added to Emoji 14.0 in 2021.
Can show curiosity, hesitation, indecision, and a bit of leniency. Often illustrates peeking, sneak peek.
It could also mean a fixated state when someone can't look away "omg this episode is so terrific, I can't stop watching ".