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bleep

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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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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

1

bleep

play
noun \ˈblēp\

Definition of bleep for English Language Learners

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

  • —used in place of an offensive word


2

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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