Origin of VIP
Examples from the Web for vip
More than likely he was celebrating from the VIP section, in the second floor rafters overlooking the dance floor.
His service as a guard had earned him the right to be the VIP greeter that day.Behind the Scenes With a ‘Site Agent’: The Secret Service’s Hardest Job|Marc Ambinder|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He began his evening on the fourth floor of the Taino Towers - near 123rd and Lexington Ave - in what was dubbed the VIP room.
As far as cash-grabs go, the VIP pass is only the tip of the iceberg.Coachella, Oasis For Douchebags and Trust Fund Babies, Should Be Avoided At All Costs|Marlow Stern|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As if celebrities needed further glorification, Tinder will now help them verify their VIP status when looking for love.
The VIP's thought that the native population should be aware of it.To Choke an Ocean|Jesse F. (Jesse Franklin) Bone
Discreetly avoiding the wine list, Sextus dined well, noting several movie stars and other vip's in the crowded dining room.Forsyte's Retreat|Winston Marks
These exercises executed with vim, vigor, and vip—deep breathing between each set—will take ten to fifteen minutes.Diet and Health|Lulu Hunt Peters
Goil then excused himself coldly and left for the VIP quarters.Jack of No Trades|Charles Cottrell
There's always something that has to be picked up personally, usually an interview with some VIP traveling through.Four-Day Planet|Henry Beam Piper
also V.I.P., 1933, initialism for very important person or personage.
At most, the greatest persons, are but great wens, and excrescences; men of wit and delightfull conversation, but as moales for ornament, except they be so incorporated into the body of the world, that they contribute something to the sustentation of the whole. [John Donne, letter to Sir Henry Goodere, Sept. 1608]
An abbreviation for “Very Important Person”: “The luncheon will be exclusive, with VIPs only.”