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Jeepers(-creepers)!

(ˈdʒipɚzˈkripɚz)
exclam. Wow! Jeepers-creepers! I’m sorry!

Jeepers!

verb

jeepers creepers!

An interjection of surprise or delight. The equivalent of “no kidding!” or “wow!” depending on the context, the phrase came from a 1938 popular song first sung by Louis “Sachmo” Armstrong in the movie Going Places. The chorus began, “Jeepers Creepers, where'd ya get those peepers? / Jeepers Creepers, where'd ya get those eyes?”
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JEEPERS CREEPERS JEEPERS CREEPERS JEEPERS CREEPERS 5* 9pM Justin Long (above) and Gina Philips see a hooded figure dump a body down a sewer pipe beside an old house.