noun Informal.

a vice president.

Origin of veep

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50; from V.P.
Also called vee·pee [vee-pee] /ˈviˈpi/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for veepee



informal a vice president

Word Origin for veep

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



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

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