[ stohv-pahyp ]
See synonyms for stovepipe on
  1. a pipe, as of sheet metal, serving as a stove chimney or to connect a stove with a chimney flue.

Origin of stovepipe

First recorded in 1690–1700; stove1 + pipe1

Words Nearby stovepipe Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use stovepipe in a sentence

  • It wafted the smoke from Bland's stovepipe gently down on the river's shining face.

    The Hidden Places | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Smoke was curling upward from the stovepipe which protruded above the roof.

    Left on the Labrador | Dillon Wallace
  • It appeared to consist of a piece of ordinary stovepipe about twelve inches long.

    Tom Slade with the Colors | Percy K. Fitzhugh
  • Lawyer Whittle was fined two pecks of apples and cigars for wearing a stovepipe hat and so the fun went on, day after day.

  • A cooking-stove inside answers for heating apparatus and the stovepipe protrudes above the roof.

British Dictionary definitions for stovepipe


/ (ˈstəʊvˌpaɪp) /

  1. a pipe that serves as a flue to a stove

  2. Also called: stovepipe hat a man's tall silk hat

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