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GI Joe

noun
1.
an enlisted soldier in the U.S. Army, especially in World War II.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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British Dictionary definitions for GI Joe

GI Joe

noun
1.
(US, informal) a US enlisted soldier; a GI
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GI Joe in Culture

GI Joe definition


A nickname for United States soldiers, particularly during World War II. GI is short for government issue, a descriptive term for supplies distributed by the government.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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Slang definitions & phrases for GI Joe

GI Joe

noun phrase

A US soldier, esp an enlisted soldier of and since World War II; dogface (WWII armed forces)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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