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Definition of Jeepers
1. used as a mild oath [interj]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jeepers
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Literary usage of Jeepers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1880)
"... The divining rod : Seven jeepers of Ephesus- William Tell; The dog Geliert; , Tailed men ; Antichrist and Pope Joan ; The man in the ! noon ..."
2. Digest of Education Statistics (1999) edited by Thomas D. Snyder (2000)
"And off the record I will admit that I have always like the song "jeepers Creepers" but in this case it is a little different right now. Mr. HUNTER. ..."
3. Readers' Theater, Grade 2 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Evan-Moor (DST), Ginny Hall, Don Robison (2003)
"Mr. Simpson: Mr. Pulitzer also helped a lot. He gave $1000 for the base of the statue. It cost $100000 to build. Sally: jeepers! That's a lot of money! ..."