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veep

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Pronunciation: /viːp
 
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Definition of veep in English:

noun

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

Words that rhyme with veep

asleep, beep, bleep, cheap, cheep, creep, deep, heap, Jeep, keep, leap, neap, neep, peep, reap, seep, sheep, skin-deep, sleep, steep, Streep, sweep, weep

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