- in, on, or during the afternoon.
Origin of pip emma
First recorded in 1910–15; phrase representing P.M., used by signalmen
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Examples from the Web for pip-emma
"Meet you at W Beach at ten pip-emma," cried I, now some distance away.Tell England
- old-fashioned in the afternoon; p.mCompare ack-emma
World War I phonetic alphabet for P, M