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British English: /pʌɪp/
American English: /paɪp/

Translation of pipe in German:


  • 2 (Music)
    Pfeife, die
    Flöte, die
    (in organ)
    [Orgel]pfeife, die
  • 4[tobacco] pipe
    [Tabaks]pfeife, die
    light/smoke a pipe
    eine Pfeife anzünden/rauchen
    put that in your pipe and smoke it [figurative] [colloquial]
    schreib dir das hinter die Ohren
    clay pipe, → peace pipe
  • 5 (cask)
    Pipe, das od. die
    105-Gallonen-Fass, das

transitive verb

  • 5
    (in sewing)
  • 7 (Nautical)pipe somebody aboard
    jemanden mit Pfeifenklängen an Bord empfangen

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

pipe down

intransitive verb [colloquial]
(be less noisy)
ruhig sein
pipe down, will you!
sei/seid doch mal ruhig!

pipe up

intransitive verb
(begin to speak)
etwas sagen
pipe up with the answer
die Antwort geben

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