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piping

[ pahy-ping ]
/ ˈpaɪ pɪŋ /
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noun

adjective

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Idioms for piping

    piping hot, (of food or drink) very hot.

Origin of piping

1200–50; Middle English (gerund); see pipe1, -ing1, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM piping

pip·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for piping

piping
/ (ˈpaɪpɪŋ) /

noun

adjective

making a shrill sound
archaic relating to the pipe (associated with peace), as opposed to martial instruments, such as the fife or trumpet

adverb

piping hot extremely hot
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