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piper

Saltos de línea: piper
Pronunciación: /ˈpʌɪpə
 
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Definición de piper en inglés:

sustantivo

1A bagpipe player.
Example sentences
  • AS THE drone of the bagpipes settles into a pleasing skirl, the piper enters and a hush falls over the crowd.
  • The Piping Centre's founding director of piping is also one of the world's most accomplished solo pipers and a pipe major with the acclaimed ScottishPower Pipe Band.
  • Standing on a makeshift stage of whisky barrels, the six drummers, pipers and vocalists are a dishevelled-looking bunch: think Braveheart meets Mad Max.
2A person who plays a pipe, especially an itinerant musician.
Example sentences
  • MacDonald himself will play various pipes and flute, accompanied by seven other pipers and four backing musicians.
  • Three pipers, piping furiously, entered the gaming-space, followed by twelve young warriors in white cloaks and helmets decorated with the tail-feathers of the black eagle.
  • This is always quite a ceremony, with pipers piping and whisky flowing and famous faces popping up all over.

Origen

Old English pīpere.

Words that rhyme with piper

griper, sniper, swiper, viper, wiper

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