[peet-muh n] /ˈpit mən/
noun, plural petemen. Slang.
noun A criminal who specializes in opening safes; box man (1931+ Underworld)
[pe-ten-eet-sah, -eet-suh] /pɛˈtɛn itˈsɑ, -ˈit sə/ noun 1. Lake, a lake in N central Guatemala: nearby site of Mayan ruins. About 38 sq. mi. (98 sq. km).
[pee-ter] /ˈpi tər/ verb (used without object), peter out 1. to diminish gradually and stop; dwindle to nothing: The hot water always peters out in the middle of my shower. 2. to tire; exhaust (usually used as a past participle): I’m petered out after that walk. [pee-ter] /ˈpi tər/ noun, Slang: Vulgar. 1. . [pee-ter] […]
- Peter and the wolf
A piece for orchestra by a twentieth-century Russian composer, Sergei Prokofiev. Through music, it tells the story of a disobedient boy’s encounter with a wolf. Note: Because each character in the story is represented by a different musical instrument, Peter and the Wolf is often used to introduce children to the various instruments in an […]