Jeepers creepers! - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
An exclamation of surprise and, often, happiness. Jeepers creepers, what great news!
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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The exhibits seem to be so far-fetched that our three children took them in their stride as fascinating curiosity pieces, but they'll certainly come as a spooky surprise to any adults who've just been to a funeral.
Using the latest hip street slang, he declared: "Jeepers creepers." Jeepers creepers!
This one is really for the birds.