creeper(redirected from a creeper)
slang Someone who is regarded as weird and/or causes one to feel uneasy. Ugh, I wish that creeper at the bus stop would just leave me alone.
An exclamation of surprise and, often, happiness. Jeepers creepers, what great news!
exclam. Wow! Jeepers-creepers! I’m sorry!
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?”
See also: jeepers