verb (used without object), pipped, pip·ping.
verb (used with object), pipped, pip·ping.
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Origin of pip4
Words nearby pip
Definition for pipping (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), pipped, pip·ping. British Slang.
Origin of pip6
Example sentences from the Web for pipping
As a rule it takes ducklings from 24 to 48 hours to hatch after the pipping first begins.Ducks and Geese|Harry M. Lamon
The apparatus was later improved by Pipping, who used a diamond in place of the steel point.
He had at that time a pig which was ready for pipping; she had a litter of seven, and they all died.Animal Ghosts|Elliott O'Donnell
British Dictionary definitions for pipping (1 of 4)
Word Origin for pip
British Dictionary definitions for pipping (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