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beep (interj.)

1927, imitative of automobile horns (originally of the sound of a certain type of automobile horn, one among several in the years after the klaxon horn first was brought into use c. 1910). Used as a noun and verb by 1929. Related: Beeped; beeping.

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Definitions of beep
1
beep (v.)
make a loud noise;
Synonyms: honk / blare / claxon / toot
beep (v.)
call, summon, or alert with a beeper;
2
beep (n.)
a short high tone produced as a signal or warning;
Synonyms: bleep
From wordnet.princeton.edu