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See also: веер
beep (plural beeps)
- The sound produced by the horn of a car, or any similar sound.
- A short, electronically produced tone.
the sound of a the horn of a car
electronically produced tone
- (transitive) To sound (something that makes a beep).
- The motorists in the traffic jam were getting more and more frustrated and started beeping their horns.
- (transitive, informal, euphemistic) To have sexual intercourse (with) - referring to the bleep tone used to censor obscene words in broadcasts
- Jason beeped Sharlene after they had drunk a few beers.
- (intransitive) To produce a beep.
- (transitive) To contact (someone via) a pager device.
- 1981, Decisions and Orders of the National Labor Relations Board (U.S.), volume 253, page 1060:
- Burkat told him on the evening of Sunday, July 1, that Kritch “would have to terminate Mr. Waugaman on Monday when he came in, for not answering the beeper.” […] However, when considered in light of […] Justak’s assertion in Waugaman’s termination notice that Respondent had unsuccessfully tried to “beep” him at 6 p.m. […]
- 2013, Tonshea Carroll Moore and Lanette Zavala, Wedding Vows Under Fire, page 138:
- His first notion was to call her on her mobile phone device. After all, she had neither called nor beeped him to tell him any plans in advance.
- (transitive) Telephoning a person, but only allowing the phone to ring once, in order to request a call back.
- Susan beeped Jessica, and then Jessica called her back, because Susan didn't have enough credit on her phone to make the call.
- 2008, Deborah Eden, The Destroyer, page 157:
- He should have been here at two-fifteen the way he drove. I beeped him, but he didn't ring back.
- (sound (a car horn)): honk, hoot, sound, toot
- (to have intercourse with): sleep with, fuck; see also Thesaurus:copulate with
- (telephoning): flash
to produce a beep sound
beep n (plural beep-uri)
Declension of beep