Definition of jeepney
: a Philippine jitney bus converted from a jeep
Recent Examples of jeepney from the Web
At the barrier, passengers disembark from their jeepneys and line up in the June sun, slowly shifting forward towards makeshift awnings set up by the police and military.
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Origin and Etymology of jeepney
jeep + jitney
First Known Use: 1946See Words from the same year
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