Examples of veep in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The rapper crafted the funniest setlist for his performance at Kamala Harris’s 50 Years of Hip-Hop celebration on September 9, which included a serenade to the veep that’s more Veep than Selina Meyer. Vulture, 11 Sep. 2023 In the end, a few people die (R.I.P. Almora), a shocking number of double agents on the veep’s payroll are revealed, and Peter learns the truth about his father’s history as a night agent. Brian Tallerico, Vulture, 29 Mar. 2023 So will Payton say yes to being her veep? Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, 19 June 2020 But thanks to Biden’s age — 80 — she’s had to quiet those concerns earlier and more often than previous veeps. Courtney Subramanian, Los Angeles Times, 6 Apr. 2023 Where’s the veep? Rebecca Morin, USA TODAY, 12 July 2022 The veep was having none of it. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 27 Jan. 2022 Even in the aftermath of Jan. 6, when Pence earned Trump’s wrath by refusing to attempt to overturn the election, the veep remained relatively well-liked by the vast majority of Republicans and was the leader in our February polling on a hypothetical Trump-less 2024 field. Kristen Soltis Anderson, Washington Examiner, 15 Apr. 2021 The New York Times reported on Jan. 13 about their intense conversation, in which the president allegedly badgered Pence one last time to overturn the election shortly before the veep headed to the Capitol for the electoral vote count and Congress confirmed President-elect Joe Biden's victory. Heran Mamo, Billboard, 14 Jan. 2021 See More

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Word History


from v.p. (abbreviation for vice president)

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of veep was in 1949

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“Veep.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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