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bleep

play
noun \ˈblēp\

Definition of bleep

  1. 1 :  a short high-pitched sound (as from electronic equipment)

  2. 2 —used in place of an obscene or vulgar expletive

Origin and Etymology of bleep

imitative


First Known Use: 1953

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bleep

verb

Definition of bleep

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  blip

Examples of bleep in a Sentence

  1. They bleeped half the words in the interview!

  2. The doctor is not in the office today, but I can bleep her for you.

1968

First Known Use of bleep

1968

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3

bleep

interjection

Definition of bleep

  1. —used in place of an expletive

1970

First Known Use of bleep

1970


BLEEP Defined for English Language Learners

bleep

play
noun

Definition of bleep for English Language Learners

  • : a short, high sound made by an electronic device

  • —used in place of an offensive word

bleep

verb

Definition of bleep for English Language Learners

  • : to replace (offensive words on radio or television) with an electronic sound

  • : to make a short, high sound

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