pip meaning

[ pip ] Pronunciation:   "pip" in a sentence
Noun: pip  pip
  1. A disease of poultry 
  2. A minor nonspecific ailment 
  3. A small hard seed found in some fruits 
  4. A mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
    - spot 
  5. A radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface
    - blip, radar target
Verb: pip (pipped,pipping)  pip
  1. Kill by firing a missile
    - shoot 
  2. Hit with a missile from a weapon
    - shoot, hit 
  3. Defeat thoroughly
    - worst, mop up, whip, rack up

Derived forms: pips, pipped, pipping

Type of: ailment, animal disease, beat, beat out, complaint, crush, ill, injure, kill, mark, marker, marking, radar echo, seed, shell, trounce, vanquish, wound

Part of: playing card

Encyclopedia: Pip Pip, Squeak and Wilfred

[American slang]
n. a pimple; a zit.
• Good grief, I've got ear-to-ear pips!
• Do you ever outgrow pips?

[British slang]
Verb. To defeat by a small margin. Often heard in the expression 'pip at the post'. E.g."We pipped them to the finish and won by just 2 seconds." {Informal}

The minimum price movement in a financial market, for example a basis point (0.01%) on foreign-exchange markets.

Used for listed equity securities. Smallest unit of a currency (i.e., cents for US dollars).
  • pip-pip:    [British slang]Exc ...
  • pip emma:     /pip emˈə/ (milit ...
  • pip out:    Verb: pip outBe ki ...


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  1. pip has earned a premium here.
  2. now i'll tell you what i've got for supper, mr. pip.
  3. would you believe that pip caraher is short of lemons-at this last minute.
  4. apple is still a pip-squeak to the wintel goliath
  5. i've had the pip since i came back from new york

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