- a vice president.
Origin of veep
An Americanism dating back to 1945–50; from V.P.
Also called vee·pee [vee-pee] /ˈviˈpi/.
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Examples from the Web for veep
Veep Two HBO comedies make it into the Best Comedy category and neither of them are Veep?
There should be a plethora of four-letter words flying around the Veep set this morning.
The creator Armando Iannucci adapted the concept for an American audience in Veep.Doctor Who: It’s Time For a Black, Asian, or Woman Doctor
December 11, 2014
But, again, with enthusiasm for Modern Family waning as the buzz for Veep continues to grow, Tony Hale should win again this year.
It would be ludicrous to gripe about Louis-Dreyfus winning again for her work in Veep.
Not much political personality, but, hell, he's only running for Veep.Hail to the Chief
Gordon Randall Garrett
The Veep and the Secretary of State resigned, but it didn't save their necks.The Syndic
I say, stop this yapping and get out there and pick up the Veep!
As far as Vye knew the Veep had not yet recovered his full senses, he might never do so.
You alvays vos so funny, Ephie, dot you caused me puckets uf tears to veep.Frank Merriwell's Son
Burt L. Standish
- informal a vice president
C20: from the initials VP
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Word Origin and History for veep
1949, American English headline word, coined from V.P., abbreviation of vice president.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper