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

Translation of pipe in German:


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

transitive verb

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

intransitive verb

  • 2
    hell klingen, schrillen
    mit heller od. schriller Stimme sprechen
    (kleiner, junger Vogel)

Phrasal verbs

pipe down

intransitive verb [informal] (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

Definition of pipe in:

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