veep

[veep]
noun Informal.
a vice president.
Also called veepee [vee-pee] .


Origin:
1945–50, Americanism; from V.P.

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veep (viːp)
 
n
informal a vice president
 
[C20: from the initials VP]

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veep
1949, Amer.Eng. headline word, coined from V.P., abbreviation of vice president.
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veep
vice president
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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.
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