beeper beeper  /ˈbi pər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being paged

Usage(s):

  1. The cell head signals each customer's beeper to arrange a delivery at a street corner or parking lot.
  2. The elder Grenewalds also take the beeper along on their frequent trips to New York City.
  3. Now comes a new twist: an ersatz beeper so that people can beep themselves.

News

  1. 4 charged in 1999 kidnapping, slaying of store owner

    Four men were charged with murder in the 1999 death of Darryl Green, whom authorities said was kidnapped from his beeper store in Broadview, held for ransom and eventually shot to death in a wooded area in Gary, Ind.        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. 4 charged in 1999 kidnapping, fatal shooting of Broadview shop owner

    Darwin Green has eight coats. In a pocket of each is a picture of his twin brother, Darryl. Darryl was kidnapped, held for ransom and killed by three bullets to the head 14 years ago, when he was 28. His body was dumped in a vacant lot in Gary, Ind. The brothers owned a business — a beeper shop in west suburban Broadview called “Beep the Twinz.” Now prosecutors say his killers — who also are ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

Quotes

  1. "She hates change and hates this building - this ridiculous monstrosity of a place where instead of just opening a door, you have to have a stupid beeper card," says Sedgwick with a laugh.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Kyra Sedgwick Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "Both of Liz's former boyfriends, Dennis the Beeper King (Dean Winters) and Floyd (Jason Sudeikis) will be back briefly. And Liz does have a little bit of a pregnancy scare. She probably hooks up once every seven years, yet when it rains, it...
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Tina Fey Source: MSNBC

  3. Former British PM Harold Macmillan complained of a life "forever poised between a cliché and an indiscretion" and Tory Party grandee Kenneth Clarke said: "I do not wear a beeper, I can't talk in sound bites, I refuse to repeat slogans, I...
    on Dec 8, 2006 By: Harold Macmillan Source: The Australian

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