verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- bleeder tile,
- bleeder's disease,
- bleeding edge,
- bleeding heart,
Origin of bleep
Examples from the Web for bleep
He tried another, and the bleep this time was far more insistent (and more alarming).Borana Joins the Fight to Save Kenya’s Rhinos…and Wants You to Help Too|Joanna Eede|February 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you listened closely during the bleep, you could faintly hear Jacqueline Bissett still giving her speech.Golden Globes Recap: All the Best, Weirdest Moments You (May Have) Missed|Kevin Fallon|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Did Miss New York call current Miss America 'fat as [bleep]'?Julianne Moore Cast in ‘Hunger Games,’ Miss New York Calls Miss America Fat|Culture Team|September 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Quinn hugged the woman and bellowed, “They may have to bleep ya!”As Christine Quinn Fades, Why Aren’t More Women Winning?|David Freedlander|September 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Scenes like these are replayed daily on TV shows like Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?Paula Broadwell, Eminem, & More Spurned Lovers Who Went Ballistic|Paula Froelich|November 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Word Origin for bleep
"electronic noise," 1953, imitative.
1957, from bleep (n.); specific sense of "edit a sound over a word deemed unfit for broadcast" is from 1968 (earliest reference seems to be to the "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" on U.S. television). Related: Bleeped; bleeping.