a brief, constant beeping sound, usually of a high pitch and generated by an electronic device.
such an electronic sound used to replace a censored word or phrase, as on a television broadcast.
Also, blip. (used as a euphemism to indicate the omission or deletion of an obscenity or other objectionable word).
(of an electronic device) to emit a series of bleeps as an audible signal, summons, or warning.
Also, blip. to censor (an obscene, vulgar, or other objectionable word or phrase) from a radio or television broadcast by deleting from the audio signal, leaving a gap or an electronic tone:
The word was bleeped out of the comedian’s routine.
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a short high-pitched signal made by an electronic apparatus; beep
another word for bleeper
(intransitive) to make such a noise
(transitive) to call (someone) by triggering the bleeper he or she is wearing
noun a small portable radio receiver, carried esp by doctors, that sounds a coded bleeping signal to call the carrier Also called bleep
(used as a substitute word for one regarded as objectionable): Get that bleeping cat out of here! a brief, constant beeping sound, usually of a high pitch and generated by an electronic device. such an electronic sound used to replace a censored word or phrase, as on a television broadcast. Also, blip. (used as a […]
an idle, indiscreet talker. Historical Examples Letters of Samuel Rutherford Samuel Rutherford
to destroy or diminish the perfection of: The book is blemished by those long, ineffective descriptions. a mark that detracts from appearance, as a pimple or a scar. a defect or flaw; stain; blight: a blemish on his record. Contemporary Examples Jimmy Connors Memoir Shows He Wasn’t Misunderstood, He Was Just a Jerk James Zug […]