[pip-in] /ˈpɪp ɪn/
any of numerous roundish or oblate varieties of apple.
Botany. a seed.
any of several varieties of eating apple with a rounded oblate shape
the seed of any of these fruits
“excellent person or thing,” 1897, from coveted varieties of apple that were raised from seed (so called since early 15c.), from Middle English pipin “seed” (see pip (n.1)).
: a pipperoo flick
A person or thing that is remarkable, wonderful, superior, etc; beaut, humdinger: His wildest dreams have to be pips ( first form 1912+, second 1942+, third 1897+)
[fr pippin, a prized kind of apple; the shift was probably fr peach as one kind of excellent fruit to pippin as another]
[pip] /pɪp/ verb (used without object), pipped, pipping. 1. to peep or chirp. 2. (of a young bird) to break out from the shell. verb (used with object), pipped, pipping. 3. to crack or chip a hole through (the shell), as a young bird. [pip] /pɪp/ verb (used with object), pipped, pipping. British Slang. 1. […]
slangy salutation current in Britain c.1907-1923, said by Partridge to be in imitation of bicycle horn noise.
[pip-sis-uh-wuh, -waw] /pɪpˈsɪs ə wə, -ˌwɔ/ noun 1. any evergreen plant of the genus Chimaphila, especially C. umbellata, the leaves of which are used medicinally for their tonic, diuretic, and astringent properties. /pɪpˈsɪsəwə/ noun 1. any of several ericaceous plants of the Asian and American genus Chimaphila, having jagged evergreen leaves and white or pinkish […]
[pahy-pee] /ˈpaɪ pi/ adjective, pipier, pipiest. 1. pipelike; tubular. 2. ; shrill: a pipy voice.