Origin of bleeping
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of bleep
Examples from the Web for bleeping
Youse better watch her final moments of catfighting, hair pulling, and lots of bleeping.
To paraphrase Vice President Joe Biden, this was a “bleeping big deal.”
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.