how to pronounce pie


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pie is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of pie in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that there is a fixed pie right so the …”

meanings of pie


  1. The smallest unit of currency in South Asia, equivalent to ^1⁄192 of a rupee or ^1⁄12 of an anna.
  2. The whole of a wealth or resource, to be divided in parts.
  3. Magpie.
  4. An especially badly bowled ball.
  5. Any of various other, non-pastry dishes that maintain the general concept of a shell with a filling.
  6. A pie chart.
  7. A pizza.
  8. A disorderly mess of spilt type.
  9. A type of pastry that consists of an outer crust and a filling.
  10. The vulva.


  1. (of printing types) To reduce to confusion; to jumble.
  2. To hit in the face with a pie, either for comic effect or as a means of protest (see also pieing).
  3. To go around (a corner) in a guarded manner.


  1. Initialism of Proto-Indo-European.

pie frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word pie occurs in english on average 39.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics pie can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that pie can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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