jeepers [jē′pərz ]
[euphemistic alteration of Jesus]
used to express mild surprise or as a mild oath: also Now Rare jeepers creepers

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  • jeepers — 1900, Amer.Eng., euphemistic alteration of JESUS (Cf. Jesus) …   Etymology dictionary

  • jeepers — /jee peuhrz/, interj. (used as a mild exclamation of surprise or emotion.) Also, jeepers creepers /kree peuhrz/. [1925 30, Amer.; euphemistic alter. of Jesus] * * * …   Universalium

  • jeepers — oh, gee whiz, gosh    Jeepers! I don t know what to say …   English idioms

  • jeepers — (also jeepers creepers) exclamation informal, chiefly N. Amer. expressing surprise or alarm. Origin 1920s: alt. of Jesus …   English new terms dictionary

  • Jeepers Creepers 2 — Título El Mensajero de Satanás 2 El Demonio 2 Ficha técnica Dirección Victor Salva Producción Francis Ford Coppola …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jeepers Creepers (film) — Jeepers Creepers (film, 2001) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Jeepers Creepers. Jeepers Creepers Titre original Jeepers Creepers Réalisation Victor Salva Acteurs principaux Gina Philips …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jeepers Creepers — is a 20th century euphemism for Jesus Christ , and a colloquial U.S. interjection used as a mild swearing expressing surprise. Jeepers Creepers may also refer to: * Jeepers Creepers (2001 film), a 2001 horror film by Victor Salva ** Jeepers… …   Wikipedia

  • Jeepers Creepers (song) — Jeepers Creepers is a popular 1938 song and jazz standard. The music was written by Harry Warren and the lyrics by Johnny Mercer, for the movie Going Places . It was premiered by Louis Armstrong, and has since been covered by dozens of other… …   Wikipedia

  • Jeepers Creepers 3:Cathedral — Jeepers Creepers 3: Cathedral Título El Mensajero de Satanás 3 El Demonio 3 Ficha técnica Dirección Victor Salva Guion Victor Salva …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jeepers Creepers 3: Cathedral — Données clés Titre québécois Mort de peur 3 Titre original Jeepers creepers 3: cathedral Réalisation Victor Salva Scénario Victor Salva Acteurs principaux …   Wikipédia en Français

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