bleep out

(redirected from bleeps out)

bleep out

slang To censor audio by playing a high-pitched "bleep" sound over it, as is often done with expletives. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bleep" and "out." When I heard the replay of that interview on the radio, they had bleeped everything out, so I still don't know what the celebrity said that was so offensive.
See also: out
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bleep something out

to replace a word or phrase in a radio or television broadcast with some sort of covering tone. (This is sometimes done to prevent a taboo word or other information from being broadcast.) He tried to say the word on television, but they bleeped it out. They tried to bleep out the whole sentence.
See also: out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
England team sponsors Vodafone have spent pounds 1million developing a sonic gadget which automatically bleeps out bowlers and fielders grunting four-letter words on air.
A SET-TOP box which bleeps out swear words and bad language from TV programmes is set to go on sale in Britain next year.