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Definition of "beeper" [beeper]

  • One that beeps. (noun)
  • A small portable electronic device that emits a beeping signal when the person carrying it is being paged. Also called pager. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "beeper" in a sentence
  • "I called the beeper number and left the number of the pay phone."
  • "There was never another beeper from the area, and no sign of survivors from either crash site."
  • "Forty minutes later there was a weak beeper from the vicinity of the crash site but it was believed to be a result of fire at the crash site and was not pilot activated."