AskDefine | Define beep

Dictionary Definition

beep n : a short high tone produced as a signal or warning [syn: bleep]

Verb

1 make a loud noise; "The horns of the taxis blared" [syn: honk, blare, claxon, toot]
2 call, summon, or alert with a beeper

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English

Etymology

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. The sound produced by the horn of a car, or any similar sound.
  2. A short, electronically produced tone.

Translations

the sound of a the horn of a car
electronically produced tone

Synonyms

  • (electronically produced): bleep

Verb

  1. To sound (something that makes a beep).
    The motorists in the traffic jam were getting more and more frustrated and started beeping their horns.
  2. To have intercourse
    Jason beeped with Sharlene after they had drank a few beers.
  3. To produce a beep.

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Extensive Definition

Beep may refer to:
beep in French: Bip

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bay, bell, blare, blast, blat, blow, blow the horn, bray, bugle, clarion, fanfare, flourish of trumpets, honk, peal, pipe, shriek, sound, sound a tattoo, sound taps, squeal, tantara, tantarara, taps, tarantara, tattoo, toot, tootle, trumpet, trumpet blast, trumpet call, tweedle, whistle, wind
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