\ ˈvēp How to pronounce veep (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Read more about the veep’s visit, including what other goodies Brown Sugar sent home with her. Adam Lukach,, "Eat. Watch. Do. — New restaurant reopenings | Rarely seen Britney doc | 23 top hot dog stands," 7 Apr. 2021 Simultaneously, the Onion was carving out a not dissimilar caricature of Biden as a big, blue-collar persona — the kind of earthy veep who might wash his Trans Am in the White House driveway. Washington Post, "Why Jim Carrey’s Biden impersonation on SNL isn’t quite catching on," 29 Oct. 2020 The Biden team, which made history with the election of Vice President Kamala Harris as the first female, first Black, and first Indian-American veep, is also keeping gender and racial diversity in mind. Emma Hinchliffe, Fortune, "The women joining the Biden-Harris administration," 23 Nov. 2020 Civil rights leader and the veep’s sister, Maya Harris, takes the reins this month. Dawn Davis, Bon Appétit, "I’m Happy to Be Here," 25 Feb. 2021 Rick Gates, Trump's former deputy campaign manager, remembers thinking Pence had no shot at being Trump's veep. Washington Post, "So, while we’re waiting . . . will Mike Pence ever be president?," 30 Oct. 2020 The former presidential candidate and current Democratic veep nominee spent part of their discussion mourning Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Fortune, "Incoming Citi CEO Jane Fraser says she’s proof that working part-time isn’t a career killer," 1 Oct. 2020 The software was fantastic at answering a series of questions about a simple news story on Joe Biden’s selection of Kamala Harris as his veep pick. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, "Can A.I. understand poetry?," 18 Aug. 2020 The fundraiser was also hosted by potential veep pick Rep. Karen Bass, who Clyburn urged Biden to consider, CBS News campaign reporter Bo Erickson reports. Caitlin Conant, CBS News, "2020 Daily Trail Markers: Candidates chase cash as July comes to a close," 31 July 2020

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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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11 Apr 2021

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“Veep.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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