noun, plural ti·pis.
- tip-up table,
- tippecanoe and tyler too,
or tee·pee, ti·pi
Origin of tepee
Examples from the Web for tipi
The L.A.-based designer of surf-inspired brand Ever is living in a tipi for a year.
The day was clear, but soon after the woman entered the tipi, thunder was heard.
For this winter the Set-t'an calendar has the picture of a house with smoking chimney beside a tipi.
This is completed by the middle of the afternoon when there is a procession from the tipi to the wind-break facing the sun pole.
Sometimes tongues are dried in front of the tipi on a stage made by setting up two travois with a lodge pole tied between them.
The fire burned up her tipi and everything it contained, and they barely escaped with their lives.Prairie Smoke (Second Edition, Revised)|Melvin Randolph Gilmore
noun plural -pis
Word Origin for tepee
1743, ti pee, from Dakota (Siouan) thipi "dwelling, house."