Definition of beeper in English:

beeper

noun

North American
  • 1

    another term for pager
    1. 1.1 A device that emits short, high-pitched sounds as a signal.
      • ‘When backing up, the horn should be sounded for all city vehicles first and not just rely on a beeper.’
      • ‘They were the process of warning by a beeper or other sound emitting device, or the giving of an oral warning when the lifting platform was to be lowered -’
      • ‘Before the liftgate opens or closes, the van's lights flash and a warning beeper sounds.’
      • ‘Impatient outer suburban types force the doors, setting the beeper off.’
      • ‘‘Well, er, these beepers are to assist the blind,’ I was told.’
      • ‘Let's look at the reversing warning beepers that are commonplace these days.’
      • ‘This appears to weaken the car's defenses and the blonde will then be able to open both doors using a combination of her beeper and key.’
      • ‘‘Nice ride,’ I said, as he used the beeper on his keys to electronically unlock the door.’
      • ‘There were definitely more beeps now I was next to the fence, in fact the beeper almost sounded more urgent.’
      • ‘The soft sound of a beeper went off, and Beth swore violently.’
      • ‘Well, I knew that, you know, with the gas, whenever you're running low, there's this little sound that goes off, a beeper, so I knew maybe an audible alarm would be good.’
      • ‘Having your television programme or home music interrupted every two minutes by the loud piercing of the pedestrian crossing beepers, emanating from loudspeakers mounted atop pedestrian crossing light poles.’

Pronunciation

beeper

/ˈbiːpə/