[sometimesv-]Informal a vice-president; specif., the vice president of the U.S.
Origin of Veepaltered from veepee (for VP)
A vice president.
Origin of veepPronunciation of VP
- (informal) The Vice President of the United States; the office of Vice President of the United States, especially during an election cycle where several are in the running for the nomination.
- She's running for veep.
- (informal) Any vice president (in a corporation, organization, etc.)
- I have a meeting this afternoon at Citibank with some veeps.
From a colloquial/humorous pronunciation of the abbreviation VP.