Definition of pipe stem in English:

pipe stem

Syllabification: pipe stem
(also pipestem)


  • 1The shaft of a tobacco pipe.
    More example sentences
    • His department Secretary lit his pipe in his own spacious chamber and after contemplating the pipe stem for a considerable time from various angles said he hoped the slums would be looked after.
    • She wears sunglasses and a babushka and smokes cigarettes through a long plastic filter that looks like a pipe stem.
    • The principal finds were pottery, along with a pipe stem, iron knives, and gin bottles.
  • 1.1 [as modifier] Used to describe anything resembling this, such as a very narrow pants leg.

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