gi


gi

abbreviation

Definition of GI

gill

1GI

adjective \ˌjē-ˈī\

Definition of GI

1
:  provided by an official United States military supply department <GI shoes>
2
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of United States military personnel
3
:  conforming to military regulations or customs <a GI haircut>

Origin of GI

galvanized iron; from abbreviation used in listing such articles as garbage cans, but taken as abbreviation for government issue
First Known Use: circa 1935

Other Military Terms

bivouac, logistics, petard, salient, sally, supernumerary, tactical

Rhymes with GI

aby, agley, air-dry, Alai, ally, Altai, anti, apply, assai, awry, aye-aye, Bacchae, Baha'i, banzai, barfly, bee fly, Belgae, belie, bigeye, big lie, black eye, blackfly, black tie, blow-dry, blowby, blowfly, blue-sky, Bo Hai, bone-dry, bonsai, botfly, Brunei, buckeye, bugeye, bye-bye, canaille, catchfly, cat's-eye, Chennai, chess pie, Chiang Mai, cockeye, cockshy, come by, comply, cow pie, crane fly, cross-eye, deadeye, decry, deep-fry, deep-sky, deerfly, defy, Delphi, deny, descry, do by, dong quai, drip-dry, drop by, dry eye, dry fly, elhi, Eli, espy, face fly, firefly, fish-eye, flesh fly, flyby, fly high, forby, freeze-dry, frogeye, fruit fly, gadfly, gallfly, get by, glass eye, go by, good-bye, greenfly, grisaille, gun-shy, Haggai, Hawkeye, heel fly, hereby, hi-fi, hog-tie, horn fly, horsefly, housefly, imply, jai alai, July, Karzai, Kasai, knee-high, lanai, Lanai, lay-by, lay by, Lehigh, let fly, Levi, lie by, magpie, mai tai, mao-tai, Masai, mayfly, medfly, mind's eye, Moirai, mooneye, Mumbai, my eye, nearby, necktie, nilgai, nisi, outbye, outcry, oxeye, pad thai, Panay, panfry, Parcae, piece-dye, pigsty, pinkeye, Po Hai, pop eye, pop fly, potpie, put by, Qinghai, quasi, rabbi, red-eye, rely, reply, rib eye, ride high, rocaille, rough-dry, run dry, Sakai, sand fly, sci-fi, screw eye, semi, Sendai, serai, set by, shanghai, Shanghai, sheep's eye, shoofly, shut-eye, Sinai, sky-high, small-fry, stand by, standby, stir-fry, string tie, supply, swear by, terai, test-fly, thereby, tie-dye, titi, tongue-tie, Transkei, twist tie, two-ply, untie, vat dye, Versailles, walleye, well-nigh, whereby, whitefly, wild rye, wise guy

2GI

noun

: a member or former member of the U.S. armed forces

plural GIs or GI's \-ˈīz\

Full Definition of GI

:  a member or former member of the United States armed forces; especially :  a man enlisted in the army

First Known Use of GI

1943

Other Military Terms

bivouac, logistics, petard, salient, sally, supernumerary, tactical

3GI

adverb

Definition of GI

:  in a strictly regulation manner

First Known Use of GI

1949

Other Military Terms

bivouac, logistics, petard, salient, sally, supernumerary, tactical

4GI

verb
GI'd \-ˈīd\ GI'·ing \-ˈī-iŋ\

Definition of GI

transitive verb
:  to clean thoroughly (as floors) in preparation for or as if for a military inspection

Examples of GI

  1. <in preparation for one of her mother-in-law's dreaded visits, she had GI'd the whole house>

First Known Use of GI

1951

Other Military Terms

bivouac, logistics, petard, salient, sally, supernumerary, tactical

5GI

abbreviation

Definition of GI

1
galvanized iron
2
gastrointestinal
3
general issue; government issue

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

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