transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)
- (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar]to pip sb/sth (
tosth) the Italian film was just pipped to the prize le arrebataron el premio a la película italiana he was pipped at the (finishing) post le ganaron adelantándosele a pocos pasos de la meta, perdió por un pelo [colloquial/familiar]Example sentences
- Shearer also picked up the goal of the season award for his volley against Everton and just pipped City's Darren Edmondson to the prize.
- He didn't just pip the previous record, he's beaten it out of sight.
- Brave Ranger 9/4 finished strongly to just pip Sallins Prince for second place by a head.