v. i. p.

VIP

[vee-ahy-pee]
Informal.
very important person.
Also, V.I.P.


Origin:
1940–45

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VIP
 
abbreviation for
1.  very important person
2.  visually impaired person
3.  vasoactive intestinal peptide: a polypeptide secreted by the small intestine during digestion and also found in the brain as a neurotransmitter: large amounts in the blood cause diarrhoea

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VIP abbr.
vasoactive intestinal polypeptide

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Cultural Dictionary
VIP [(vee-eye-pee)]

An abbreviation for “Very Important Person”: “The luncheon will be exclusive, with VIPs only.”

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VIP
very important person
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