veep

noun
\ ˈvēp How to pronounce veep (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web More:Biden says Michigan's Whitmer is on veep list The border remained open to essential travelers, such as medical personnel and truckers, as the two countries hoped to keep supply chains open between the two countries. Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press, "Customs and Border Protection says Canadian border still open for essential travel," 1 Apr. 2020 Veronica Escobar of El Paso and Sylvia Garcia of Houston — were even floated in a recent Politico article as potential veeps. Tom Benning, Dallas News, "Biden has vowed to pick a woman as VP. Here’s who these Texas women in Congress say he should select," 23 Mar. 2020 There's been a lot of veep buzz around Abrams, who served as minority leader in the Georgia House of Representatives. Quinn Scanlan, ABC News, "Stacey Abrams 'absolutely' wants to run for president one day, but says she'd accept a VP slot in 2020," 17 Feb. 2020 American Pharoah was in the news earlier this week, aside from his encounter with the veep, because a filly yearling of his sold for a record $8.2 million Wednesday. Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY, "VP Mike Pence says Triple Crown winner American Pharoah bit him during visit to Kentucky farm," 14 Sep. 2019 Here is Biden, the loyal veep to the most popular figure in the Democratic Party, unable to fill a room without the artful arrangement of chairs and lectern. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, "Joe Biden wants to be a normal president in a highly abnormal age.," 6 Jan. 2020 Frequent date nights at trendsetting restaurants might be followed by burgers with the veep or a head of state. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "Since 2000, these trailblazers have helped make D.C. a better place to eat," 10 Oct. 2019 Her name has been floated in connection with everything from the Senate to the presidency, though the most likely bet in the short term appears to be the veep spot on the 2020 Democratic ticket. Fortune, "The 25 Most Powerful Women in Politics," 24 Sep. 2019 Democrats accuse Trump of extorting Zelensky to investigate for corruption any of the eyebrow-raising connections between Kyiv and Joe and Hunter Biden, the former veep’s son. Deroy Murdock, National Review, "Where Are the High Crimes and Misdemeanors?," 31 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of veep

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for veep

from v.p. (abbreviation for vice president)

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24 Apr 2020

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“Veep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veep. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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