Definition of 'pip'
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This comes after a vigorous scrub made with crushed apple pips. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And they'd probably still pip us to fourth. The Sun (2016)It grabbed my boot in its mouth and spat it aside like a pip from an apple. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were only just pipped last season in the last minute on the last day. The Sun (2013)He is pipped to the post. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Look at the blocking club pips, all higher in dummy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Wales could still pip both but would require a big win in Italy. The Sun (2015)She was only just pipped in the Portland last season and is better at this trip. The Sun (2009)There he was, sitting with a newly opened envelope in one hand and five dried orange pips in the outstretched palm of the other one. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)The young man took from his waistcoat a crumpled envelope, and turning to the table he shook out upon it five little dried orange pips. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)In fact, though, they were pipped to the post. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)At the finish line, we all thought she'd been pipped at the post. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In 1948 he married his first wife, and displayed his affection for her by spitting orange pips in her face. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The agony of his first F1 season, when he was pipped into second place in a championship he had seemed sure to win. The Sun (2008)Last term, they led their rivals by eight points with only six games to play, yet were still pipped to the trophy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'pip'
British English: pip /pɪp/ NOUN
Pips are the small hard seeds in a fruit such as an apple or orange.
- American English: seed
- Arabic: حَبَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: semente
- Chinese: 果仁
- Croatian: koštica
- Czech: jadérko
- Danish: kerne
- Dutch: pit in fruit
- European Spanish: pepita
- Finnish: hedelmän siemen
- French: pépin
- German: Obstkern
- Greek: κουκούτσι
- Italian: seme
- Japanese: 種 果実
- Korean: 씨
- Norwegian: kjerne frukt
- Polish: pestka
- European Portuguese: caroço
- Romanian: semințe
- Russian: зернышко
- Spanish: pepita
- Swedish: kärna
- Thai: เมล็ดในของผลไม้
- Turkish: çekirdek
- Ukrainian: зернятко
- Vietnamese: hạt quả
Definition of pip from the Collins English Dictionary
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