Definition of 'bagpipes'
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Such an enthusiast, it turns out, that he plays the bagpipes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You want to be in good health to play the bagpipes. Three Men in a Boat (1889)Her uncle played the bagpipes as she walked in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was talking about how a soldier was shot but kept walking up and down playing the bagpipes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I remember him walking round and round the garden playing the bagpipes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I play the bagpipes as a hobby. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I have been playing the bagpipes from a really young age. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A bloke in a kilt playing the bagpipes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I can still hear the bagpipes in my ears. The Sun (2014)I met a piper in the high street playing the bagpipes and arranged for him to come to my garden and entertain my friends. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The city has a Celtic past like parts of Britain and bagpipes are played locally. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The 450 prisoners also tucked into ethnic banquets and watched Scottish guards play bagpipes. The Sun (2011)He has learnt to play the bagpipes and before Beijing taught himself Mandarin. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You don't have to walk far in Dunedin to come across a shop selling bagpipes or hiring kilts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They invaded from the south so unquestionably this meant the bagpipes were heard in England before they arrived in Scotland. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'bagpipes'
British English: bagpipes /ˈbæɡˌpaɪps/ NOUN
Bagpipes are a musical instrument that are played by blowing air through a pipe into a bag, and then squeezing the bag to force the air out through other pipes.
- American English: bagpipes
- Arabic: مِزْاميرُ القِرْبَ
- Brazilian Portuguese: gaita de foles
- Chinese: 风笛
- Croatian: gajde
- Czech: dudy
- Danish: sækkepibe
- Dutch: doedelzak
- European Spanish: gaita
- Finnish: säkkipilli
- French: cornemuse
- German: Dudelsack
- Greek: γκάιντα
- Italian: cornamuse
- Japanese: バグパイプ
- Korean: 백파이프
- Norwegian: sekkepipe
- Polish: dudy
- European Portuguese: gaita de foles
- Romanian: cimpoi
- Russian: волынка
- Spanish: gaita
- Swedish: säckpipa
- Thai: ปี่สก๊อต
- Turkish: gayda
- Ukrainian: волинка
- Vietnamese: kèn túi
Definition of bagpipes from the Collins English Dictionary
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