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pie1 British & World English

A baked dish of fruit, or meat and vegetables, typically with a top and base of pastry

pie2 British & World English

Used in names of birds that resemble the magpie, especially in having black-and-white plumage, e.g. tree pie

pie3 British & World English

A former monetary unit of India and Pakistan, equal to one twelfth of an anna

pie English Thesaurus

their dreams of travel are pie in the sky

mud pie British & World English

Mud made into a pie shape by a child

pot pie British & World English

A savoury pie baked in a deep dish, typically with a top crust only

apple pie British & World English

A pie made with apples

chess pie British & World English

A type of pie filled with a mixture of eggs, butter, and sugar, to which nuts and fruits may be added

half-pie British & World English

Imperfect; mediocre

mince pie British & World English

A small round pie or tart containing sweet mincemeat, typically eaten at Christmas

pie cart British & World English

A mobile stall from which takeaway foods are sold

pie chart British & World English

A type of graph in which a circle is divided into sectors that each represent a proportion of the whole

pie crust British & World English

The baked pastry crust of a pie

pie-faced British & World English

Having a roundish face and typically a blank or stupid expression

pie hole British & World English

A person’s mouth

pie plate British & World English

A shallow metal or glass dish with sloping sides in which pies are baked

pie safe British & World English

A cupboard with doors featuring decorative pierced tin panels, originally designed to store pies after baking

pork pie British & World English

A raised pie made with minced, cooked pork, typically eaten cold

tree pie British & World English

A long-tailed tree-dwelling Asian crow, with blackish or brown and grey plumage

banoffi pie British & World English

A pie or tart made with toffee, bananas, and cream

cherry pie British & World English

A garden heliotrope with fragrant blue flowers

cottage pie British & World English

A dish of minced meat topped with browned mashed potato

custard pie British & World English

An open pie containing cold set custard

Eskimo pie British & World English

A bar of chocolate-coated ice cream

fidget pie British & World English

A savoury pie containing onions, apples, bacon, and sometimes potatoes

Scotch pie British & World English

A meat pie traditionally made with minced mutton, round in shape with a raised pastry rim

shoo-fly pie British & World English

A rich tart made of treacle baked in a pastry case with a crumble topping

whoopie pie British & World English

A small round cake with a chewy texture, consisting of two flattish halves, typically chocolate, sandwiched together with a creamy filling

shepherd's pie British & World English

A dish of minced meat under a layer of mashed potato

stargazy pie British & World English

A kind of fish pie traditionally made in Cornwall, with the heads of the fish appearing through the crust

Key lime pie British & World English

A custard pie made with the juice of Key limes

nice as pie British & World English

Extremely pleasant or polite

pork-pie hat British & World English

A hat with a flat crown and a brim turned up all round

apple-pie bed British & World English

A bed which, as a practical joke, has been made with one of the sheets folded back on itself so that a person’s legs cannot be stretched out

eat humble pie British & World English

Make a humble apology and accept humiliation

apple-pie order British & World English

Perfect order or neatness

black bottom pie British & World English

Pie with a bottom layer of chocolate cream or custard and a contrasting top layer, usually of whipped cream

Boston cream pie British & World English

A round, two-layer cake that is filled with custard or cream and frosted, usually with chocolate

pie in the sky British & World English

Used to describe or refer to something that is pleasant to contemplate but is very unlikely to be realized

Mississippi mud pie British & World English

A type of rich mousse-like chocolate cake

a piece of the pie British & World English

A share of an amount of money or business available to be claimed or distributed

as American as apple pie British & World English

Typically American in character

have a finger in every pie British & World English

Be involved in a large and varied number of activities or enterprises

have a finger in the pie British & World English

Be involved in a matter, especially in an annoyingly interfering way

pie pan in pie plate British & World English

A shallow metal or glass dish with sloping sides in which pies are baked

pye-dog British & World English

A stray mongrel, especially in Asia


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