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TP Syllabification: TP

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of TP in English:


Toilet paper: always keep an extra roll of TP around
More example sentences
  • Three tattered sheets of TP hang off the edge of the cardboard roll, mocking you.
  • I saved $1.12 buying TP in bulk.
  • What makes that soft TP so soft is that it comes from standing trees rather than from recycled paper.

verb (TP's, TP'ing, TP'd)

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Cover (trees, buildings, etc.) with toilet paper as a prank: sometimes at Halloween, the boys from my neighborhood TP’d a tree or two
More example sentences
  • He had never liked her at all and had TP'ed her tree only to impress his friends.
  • Don't tell me you guys were going to TP my locker! That's so last year.
  • We were going to TP the cabin and write some stuff on the windows with the toothpaste.


1940s: abbreviation of toilet paper.

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