jee·​pers ˈjē-pərz How to pronounce jeepers (audio)
used as a mild oath

Word History


euphemism for Jesus

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jeepers was in 1927

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Cite this Entry

“Jeepers.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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