bleeping

[blee-ping]
adjective
(used as a substitute word for one regarded as objectionable): Get that bleeping cat out of here!
Also, blipping.


Origin:
1975–80; bleep + -ing2

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bleep

[bleep]
noun
1.
a brief, constant beeping sound, usually of a high pitch and generated by an electronic device.
2.
such an electronic sound used to replace a censored word or phrase, as on a television broadcast.
3.
Also, blip. (used as a euphemism to indicate the omission or deletion of an obscenity or other objectionable word).
verb (used without object)
4.
(of an electronic device) to emit a series of bleeps as an audible signal, summons, or warning.
verb (used with object)
5.
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.

Origin:
1950–55; perhaps imitative

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bleep (bliːp)
 
n
1.  a short high-pitched signal made by an electronic apparatus; beep
2.  another word for bleeper
 
vb
3.  (intr) to make such a noise
4.  (tr) to call (someone) by triggering the bleeper he or she is wearing
 
[C20: of imitative origin]

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bleep
"electronic noise," 1953, imitative. Verb meaning "edit a sound over a word deemed unfit for broadcast" is from 1968.
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Too bad it is still so bleeping expensive to put things on the moon.
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