from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A brief high-pitched sound, as from an electronic device.
- intransitive v. To emit a bleep or bleeps.
- transitive v. To edit out (spoken material) from a broadcast or recording, especially by replacing with an electronic sound: The station bleeped out the expletives from the taped interview.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A brief high-pitched sound, as from some electronic device.
- n. Something named by an explicit noun in the original, unedited version of the containing sentence.
- n. A broad genre of electronic music with goth and industrial influences, as opposed to traditional gothic rock.
- v. To emit one or more bleeps.
- v. To edit out inappropriate spoken language in a broadcast by replacing offending words with bleeps.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a short high-pitched tone produced as a signal or warning.
- transitive v. to to obscure or replace (an offensive word or phrase) by substituting a beeping sound while broadcasting.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. emit a single short high-pitched signal
- n. a short high tone produced as a signal or warning
You see, my [bleep] - ing [bleep] is considerably larger than my [bleep] - ing brain.
That might explain why on a recent weeknight more than three-quarters of the hit tracks played on KISS 107. 1's (WKFS-FM) 'Freak Show' ( 'The only show worth a bleep' is its slogan.) between 7 and 8 p.m. featured at least three or more edits.
When this was done deliberately to expunge an expletive, it was called a bleep.
We have lately enriched our vocabularies in this area, too, with the word bleep (bleeping), which has replaced earlier blank, blankety-blank, not to mention s.o.b. and the like.
In addition to the many other obnoxious comments in Reinhardt’s dissent, what the bleep is up with footnote #6 and his utterly gratuitous reference to the Tea Party movement?
Thinking that the station had cut away to tape, Chi'en turned around and shouted, what the bleep is your problem, man.
"What the bleep is your business here, stranger?" the troop chief demanded menacingly.
The problem is with them...sto zeeke: So why the bleep are the Japanese continuing to consume
So why the bleep are the Japanese continuing to consume whale meat?
I sincerely understand that the world's hair is on fire, and it is dashing about frantically wanting someone to take charge of things, and where the bleep is the POTUS?