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veep

[veep] /vip/
noun, Informal.
1.
a vice president.
Also called veepee
[vee-pee] /ˈviˈpi/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1945-1950
1945-50, Americanism; from V.P.
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  • Or perhaps he's joining the veep in an undisclosed location.
  • The next question is one that should make the veep weep.
British Dictionary definitions for veep

veep

/viːp/
noun
1.
(informal) a vice president
Word Origin
C20: from the initials VP
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Word Origin and History for veep
n.

1949, American English headline word, coined from V.P., abbreviation of vice president.

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Slang definitions & phrases for veep

veep

noun

A vice president: Veep Fresco Thomas, Coach Jake Pitler, and Dressen

[1949+; fr pronunciation of vp]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Related Abbreviations for veep

veep

vice president
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