jeepers

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interjection jee·pers \ˈjē-pərz\

Definition of jeepers

  1. —used as a mild oath

Origin and Etymology of jeepers

euphemism for Jesus


First Known Use: 1927


JEEPERS Defined for English Language Learners

jeepers

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interjection jee·pers \ˈjē-pərz\

Definition of jeepers for English Language Learners

  • —used to express surprise


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