noun \ˈjēp\

Definition of JEEP

:  a small general-purpose motor vehicle with 80-inch wheelbase, 14-ton capacity, and four-wheel drive used by the United States Army in World War II; also :  a similar but larger and more powerful United States army vehicle

Origin of JEEP

probably ultimately from Eugene the Jeep, character in the comic strip Thimble Theater by Elzie C. Segar
First Known Use: 1940



Definition of JEEP

intransitive verb
:  to travel by jeep

First Known Use of JEEP




—used for a small truck that can be driven over very rough surfaces

Full Definition of JEEP

—used for a civilian automotive vehicle
JEEP Defined for Kids


noun \ˈjēp\

Definition of JEEP for Kids

:  a small motor vehicle used by the United States military for travel on rough surfaces


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