What does RHIP stand for?

Rank hath its privileges

In the U.S. military and other arenas where rank is a BD, RHIP stands for "rank hath its privileges." This semi-meritocratic acronym is most often used by those of high status, to justify the privileges and superior treatment they enjoy.

For example, in the U.S. Army, a private is likely to clean more toilets and pick up more cigarette butts than a lieutenant or captain, because RHIP. Higher-ranking officers, however, also have increased pressures and responsibilities to deal with, which is part of why they enjoy increased privileges.


Sure, RHIP, but privates always get to eat first!

On other islands, however, RHIP

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Updated January 5, 2021

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