Definition of veep in English:

veep

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Pronunciation: /viːp
 
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noun

North American informal
  • A vice president: since becoming veep he’s mostly been Mr Nice Guy
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    • 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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