- an individual rootstock of a plant, especially of the lily of the valley.
- a portion of the rootstock or root of several other plants, as the peony.
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verb (used without object), pipped, pip·ping.
verb (used with object), pipped, pip·ping.
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verb (used with object), pipped, pip·ping. British Slang.
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Examples from the Web for pip
And then there was Pip, the boy in the novel who also falls in love with her.
But it took another 20 years for his son, Owen “Pip” Brennan, Jr. to make the Krewe synonymous with Mardi Gras.
Pip walking down the hallway of her adolescence sporting unromantic hair.
Thereupon, Pip's thin lip trembling, he put out his hand to Alexia.Ben Pepper|Margaret Sidney
They shared the apple and ate it up, all but one pip, which the little girl proposed they should plant in the earth.Rudy and Babette|Hans Christian Andersen
The common complaint of fowls, called the pip, is chiefly occasioned by foul and heated water being given them.
And you're going—think of it, Pip—to throw me over for another woman.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition|Rudyard Kipling
Pip passed a wretched morning expecting every moment that the disappearance of the pie would be found out.Charles Dickens' Children Stories|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for pip (1 of 4)
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British Dictionary definitions for pip (2 of 4)
- a spot or single device, such as a spade, diamond, heart, or club on a playing card
- any of the spots on dice or dominoes
verb pips, pipping or pipped
- (intr) to chirp; peep
- to pierce (the shell of its egg) while hatching