Definition of Jeep™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dʒiːp//
; NAmE NAmE//dʒiːp//
Types of vehicle
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a small strong vehicle used, especially by the army, for driving over rough ground See related entries: Types of vehicle Word OriginSecond World War (originally US): from the initials GP, standing for general purpose, influenced by ‘Eugene the Jeep’, a creature of great resourcefulness and power represented in the Popeye comic strip.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Jeep™