Definition of


  1. (noun, event) a short high tone produced as a signal or warning
  2. (verb, communication) call, summon, or alert with a beeper
  3. (verb, perception) make a loud noise

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Synonyms of Beep

blare, bleep, claxon, honk, toot

Alternate forms of Beep

Derivations: beep, beeper

Hyponyms: tootle

Hypernyms: call, go, send for, sound

Origin of the word Beep

  1. 1927, imitative of automobile horns (originally of the sound of a certain type of automobile horn among several types in use in the years after the klaxon horn was brought into use c.1910). Used as a noun and verb by 1929. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Beep

b, b-52, b.o., ba, baa, baba, babe, baboo, babu, baby, bahai, bai, baobab, bap, baphia, bawbee, bay, bay of ob, baya, bayou, bb, be, beau, bebop, bee, beef, beef up, beefy, beehive, behave, behoove, behove, bevy, bey, bh, bi, bib, biff, bo hai, boa, bob

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