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veep

Syllabification: veep
Pronunciation: /vēp
 
/

Definition of veep in English:

noun

North American informal
A vice president.
Example sentences
  • But - 41% of modern veeps have eventually become president and another 25% have been their party's candidate for president.
  • The 25th Amendment affords Clinton another route to the vice presidency: In the event the vice presidency is vacated, the president appoints a new veep, subject to confirmation by Congress.
  • Predicting who the veep will be for each party is, of course, a favorite parlor game - and this year, a particularly long one.

Origin

1940s: from the initials VP.

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