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jeep

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noun \ˈjēp\

Definition of jeep

  1. :  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


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jeep

verb

Definition of jeep

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to travel by jeep



1942

First Known Use of jeep

1942


Jeep

trademark

Simple Definition of Jeep

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Jeep

  1. —used for a civilian automotive vehicle


JEEP Defined for Kids

jeep

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noun \ˈjēp\

Definition of jeep for Students

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





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