[pep-luh m] /ˈpɛp ləm/
noun, plural peplums, pepla
[pep-luh] /ˈpɛp lə/ (Show IPA)
a short full flounce or an extension of a garment below the waist, covering the hips.
a short skirt attached to a bodice or jacket.
Obsolete. a peplos.
noun (pl) -lums, -la (-lə)
a flared ruffle attached to the waist of a jacket, bodice, etc
a variant of peplos
[pep-luh s] /ˈpɛp ləs/ noun, plural pepluses. 1. . [pep-luh s] /ˈpɛp ləs/ noun, plural peploses. 1. a loose-fitting outer garment worn, draped in folds, by women in ancient Greece. /ˈpɛpləs/ noun (pl) -loses, -luses 1. (in ancient Greece) the top part of a woman’s attire, caught at the shoulders and hanging in folds to […]
[pee-poh] /ˈpi poʊ/ noun, plural pepos. 1. the characteristic fruit of plants of the gourd family, having a fleshy, many-seeded interior and a hard or firm rind, as the gourd, melon, and cucumber. /ˈpiːpəʊ/ noun (pl) -pos 1. the fruit of any of various cucurbitaceous plants, such as the melon, squash, cucumber, and pumpkin, having […]
- Pepped out
adjective phrase Exhausted; sapped: I’m tired and pepped out (1920+)
[pep-er] /ˈpɛp ər/ noun 1. a pungent condiment obtained from various plants of the genus Piper, especially from the dried berries, used whole or ground, of the tropical climbing shrub P. nigrum. 2. any plant of the genus Piper. Compare . 3. any of several plants of the genus Capsicum, especially C. annuum, cultivated in […]