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Re: Scare the jeepers out of me

Posted by David FG on June 24, 2006

In Reply to: Scare the jeepers out of me posted by Andrea on June 24, 2006

: Hi ,
: would you tell me what does it meen "scare the jeepers out of me"?
: thank you

It simply means to give you a great fright. 'Jeepers' here is an arbitrary word which doesn't really mean anything and the phrase is frequently used with alternatives used in its place.

DFG