informal , dated Make someone angry or depressed: that sort of talk gave Jimmy the pip
More example sentences
- If somebody's giving you the pip - and that possibility's high - view them as yet another interesting deviation from the norm.
- If this gives you the pip, think before you nip about the wisdom of people in glass houses not throwing stones.
- Professionals who wrap themselves in national colours following success (usually only when someone throws it in their direction) gives me the pip.
Definition of give someone the pip in:
- The US English dictionary