BEEP

beep, bleep

(noun) a short high tone produced as a signal or warning

beep

(verb) call, summon, or alert with a beeper

honk, blare, beep, claxon, toot

(verb) make a loud noise; “The horns of the taxis blared”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

beep (plural beeps)

The sound produced by the horn of a car, or any similar sound.

A short, electronically produced tone.

Synonyms

• (electronically produced): bleep; see also beep

Verb

beep (third-person singular simple present beeps, present participle beeping, simple past and past participle beeped)

(transitive) To sound (something that makes a beep).

(transitive, informal, euphemistic) To have sexual intercourse (with) - referring to the bleep tone used to censor obscene words in broadcasts

(intransitive) To produce a beep.

(transitive) To contact (someone via) a pager device.

(transitive) Telephoning a person, but only allowing the phone to ring once, in order to request a call back.

Synonyms

• (sound (a car horn)): honk, hoot, sound, toot

• (to have intercourse with): sleep with, fuck; see also copulate with

• (telephoning): flash

Source: Wiktionary



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