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veep

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noun Informal.
  1. 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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British Dictionary definitions for veepee

veep

noun
  1. informal a vice president

Word Origin

C20: from the initials VP
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Word Origin and History for veepee

veep

n.

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

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