how to pronounce piper


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the above transcription of piper is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

piper is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… chuck e cheese and peter piper pizza …”

meanings of piper


  1. Archaic form of pepper.
  2. A baby pigeon.
  3. A broken-winded hack horse.
  4. A common European gurnard (Trigla lyra), having a large head, with prominent nasal projection, and with large, sharp, opercular spines.
  5. A sea urchin (Goniocidaris hystrix) with very long spines, native to the American and European coasts.
  6. A bagpiper.
  7. A musician who plays a pipe.


  1. An occupational surname​.
  2. A female given name transferred from the surname, used since the mid-twentieth century, first by the American actress Piper Laurie.

piper frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word piper occurs in english on average 4.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics piper 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 piper can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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