[ jeep-nee ]
/ ˈdʒip ni /
noun, plural jeep·neys.
a Philippine twin-benched jitney bus, seating about a dozen passengers.
Origin of jeepney
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/ (ˈdʒiːpnɪ) /
(in the Philippines) a jeep that has been customized and converted into a taxi
Word Origin for jeepney
C20: from jeep + jit (ney)
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