jeep


Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to jeep: dodge, Land Rover

Jeep

 (jēp)
A trademark for a civilian motor vehicle.

jeep

 (jēp)
n.
A small, durable, general-purpose motor vehicle with four-wheel drive and a quarter-ton capacity, used by the US Army during and after World War II.

[Probably pronunciation of the letters GP, manufacturer's designation for this vehicle : G(overnment) + P, designator for 80-inch wheelbase reconnaissance car.]

Jeep

(dʒiːp)
n
(Military) trademark a small military road vehicle with four-wheel drive
[C20: probably from the initials GP, for general purpose (vehicle)]

Jeep

(dʒip)
Trademark.
a small, rugged utility vehicle with four-wheel drive, orig. developed for military use.
[1935–40, Amer.; alter. of German.P. (for General Purpose) Vehicle, or special use of Eugene the Jeep, name of fabulous animal in comic strip “Popeye” by E. C. Segar]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jeep - a car suitable for traveling over rough terrainjeep - a car suitable for traveling over rough terrain
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
Translations
سَيّارة جيب
džíp
jeep
jeeppi
dzsip
jeppi
džipas
džips
džíp
džip
jeep

Jeep

® jeep [dʒiːp] Njeep ® m, yip m

Jeep®

[ˈdʒiːp] njeep f

Jeep®

nJeep® m

jeep

[dʒiːp] njeep f inv

jeep

(dʒiːp) noun
a kind of small motor vehicle used especially by the armed forces.
References in periodicals archive ?
New 2016 Wrangler Backcountry delivers enthusiasts a unique Jeep SUV loaded with off-road capability features to tackle the toughest winter months
Majority of the participating jeeps belonged to the World War-II era, with the oldest Jeep model participating was of 1942 of Ford.
This ultimate celebration of Jeep -- the brand, the vehicles and the lifestyle -- will consist of two back-to-back events, from July 2-9, to accommodate all of the registered participants.
And this response, initially, is taking the form of the '07 Jeep Compass, a compact SUV that, yes, is a crossover vehicle, inasmuch as it shares its underpinnings with the Dodge Caliber (http://www.
Just don't try arriving at Camp Jeep in a Land Rover.
When Mickey's Jeep drives by, I notice that his beefy off-road tires are showroom clean.
The Jeep USB Flash Drive ships in 256MB and 512MB of storage and is about the size of your thumb.
Plant celebration marks official introduction of the Jeep brand to the rapidly expanding Chinese market; by the end of 2016, plans include growing Jeep portfolio in China to three new models, including locally-produced Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Renegade
Jeep(R) brand vehicles continue to expand the meaning of refined ruggedness, adding more than 35 premium features to the interiors of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee and Commander.
But Bell says that when he became part of the Jeep team in June, 2002 (he was named vp of the group then; he added the Chrysler responsibilities in November, 2003), he had a concern: "'Every Jeep will go down the Rubicon Trail'--what does that mean?
In both cases, three men escaped in a red Jeep, sheriff's deputies said.