a quick high pitched tone produced as a sign or warning
- to to obscure or change an offensive term or term by replacing a beeping sound while broadcasting
- a quick high tone produced as a signal or warning
- emit just one brief high-pitched sign
"electronic sound," 1953, imitative.
- 1957, from bleep (letter.); particular feeling of "edit an audio over a term deemed unfit for broadcast" is from 1968 (first research seems to be to the "Smothers Brothers funny hr" on U.S. tv). Associated: Bleeped; bleeping.