Definition of piper
Idioms about piper
- to pay the cost of something.
- to bear the unfavorable consequences of one's actions or pleasures: Someday he'll have to pay the piper for all that gambling.
Words nearby piper
How to use piper in a sentence
The life Piper longs for, whether with Larry or Alex, might not look much different.
Sure, Nancy has the fish-out-of-water thing going on, but that attribute often defines Piper.
OITNB has so far neglected to grace Alex with a sibling, but Piper has a brother who has figured prominently.
It would not be unreasonable to assume Piper might do the same to Litchfield if given the opportunity.
Although her age is never explicitly stated, Nancy is not considerably older than Piper (the real Kerman went to jail at 35).
But the Great Southern were the real promoters of both; they paid the piper and, therefore, called the tune.
The piper was taken away senseless, but my brother would not suffer either Joe or Alley to be disturbed till breakfast was ready.
Dorothy's slight figure came hurtling out of the pit's mouth, tossed to their very feet by the long arms of Peter Piper.
As they came up Peter Piper cast one glance upon them, then hid his face and shuddered.
By the blessed piper that played before Moses, here's an Irish Turk!Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
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Other Idioms and Phrases with piper
see call the tune (pay the piper).