From a colloquial or humorous pronunciation of the abbreviation VP.
veep (plural veeps)
- (informal) The Vice President of the United States; the office of Vice President of the United States, especially during an election cycle where several are in the running for the nomination.
- She's running for veep.
- (informal) Any vice president (in a corporation, organization, etc.)
- I have a meeting this afternoon at Citibank with some veeps.