English dictionary


pi |paɪ| — the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle; approximately equal to 3.14159265358979323846...

pi-meson |ˈpaɪˈmeɪˌzɑːn| — a meson involved in holding the nucleus together; produced as the result of high-energy particle collision

piacular |paɪˈakjʊlə| — Requiring atonement or reparation; wicked or sinful.

piaffe |pɪˈæf| — a cadenced trot executed by the horse in one spot

pianette |piːəˈnet| — A small piano.

pianino |pjæˈniːnəʊ| — (music) A pianette, or small piano.

pianissimo |ˌpɪəˈnɪsɪməʊ| — (music) low loudness

pianist |ˈpɪənɪst| — a person who plays the piano

piano |pɪˈænəʊ| — a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds

piano-player |pɪˈænəʊˌpleɪə| — One who uses a piano to make music; a pianist.

pianoforte |pɪˌænəʊˈfɔːrtɪ| — a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds

pianola |ˌpɪəˈnəʊlə| — a mechanically operated piano that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys

piaster |piːˈæstər| — a fractional monetary unit in Egypt and Lebanon and Sudan and Syria

piastre |pɪˈæstər| — a fractional monetary unit in Egypt and Lebanon and Sudan and Syria

piazza |pɪˈɑːzə| — a public square with room for pedestrians

pibroch |ˈpiːbrɑːk| — martial music with variations; to be played by bagpipes

pic |pɪk| — a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

pica |ˈpaɪkə| — an eating disorder, frequent in children, in which non-nutritional objects are eaten persistently

picador |ˈpɪkədɔːr| — the horseman who pricks the bull with a lance early in the bullfight to goad the bull and to make it keep its head low

picaresque |ˌpɪkəˈresk| — involving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction

picaroon |pɪkəˈruːn| — A pirate or picaro.

picayune |ˌpɪkɪˈjuːn| — (informal) small and of little importance

piccalilli |ˌpɪkəˈlɪlɪ| — relish of chopped pickled cucumbers and green peppers and onion

piccaninny |ˌpɪkəˈnɪnɪ| — (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child

piccolo |ˈpɪkələʊ| — a small flute; pitched an octave above the standard flute

pice |paɪs| — A small copper coin of the East Indies, worth less than a cent.

pick |pɪk| — the person or thing chosen or selected

pick at |ˈpɪk æt| — pluck or pull at with the fingers

pick off |ˈpɪk ˈɒf| — shoot one by one

pick out |ˈpɪk ˈaʊt| — pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

pick over |ˈpɪk ˈəʊvər| — separate or remove

pick up |ˈpɪk ʌp| — take and lift upward

pick-me-up |ˈpɪk mɪ ʌp| — anything with restorative powers

pick-up |ˈpɪk ʌp| — To lift; to grasp and raise.

pickaback |ˈpɪkəˌbak| — on a railroad flatcar

pickaninny |ˈpɪkəˌnɪniː| — (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child

pickax |ˈpɪkˌæks| — a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends

pickaxe |ˈpɪkæks| — a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends

picked |ˈpɪkt| — Simple past tense and past participle of pick.

picker |ˈpɪkər| — a person who chooses or selects out

pickerel |ˈpɪk(ə)rəl| — flesh of young or small pike

picket |ˈpɪkɪt| — a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

picking |ˈpɪkɪŋ| — the quantity of a crop that is harvested

pickings |ˈpɪkɪŋz| — the act of someone who picks up or takes something

pickle |ˈpɪkl| — vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar

pickled |ˈpɪkld| — (used of foods) preserved in a pickling liquid

pickles |ˈpɪkəlz| — plural form of pickle

picklock |ˈpɪklɒk| — A device designed to pick locks.

pickpocket |ˈpɪkpɑːkɪt| — a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places

pickup |ˈpɪkʌp| — a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard

picky |ˈpɪkɪ| — exacting especially about details

picnic |ˈpɪknɪk| — a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering

picnicker |ˈpɪknɪkər| — a person who is picnicking

picric |ˈpɪkrɪk| — Designating a type of bitter yellow acid.

pictorial |pɪkˈtɔːrɪəl| — a periodical (magazine or newspaper) containing many pictures

picture |ˈpɪktʃər| — a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface

picture-book |ˈpɪktʃə bʊk| — A book for young children in which the narrative is accompanied by illustrations.

picture-card |ˈpɪktʃə kɑːrd| — A flash memory card for a digital camera.

picturesque |ˌpɪktʃəˈresk| — suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture

picturize |ˈpɪktʃəraɪz| — To picture.

piddle |ˈpɪdl| — liquid excretory product

piddling |ˈpɪdlɪŋ| — (informal) small and of little importance

pie |paɪ| — dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top

pie-eyed |ˌpaɪˈaɪd| — very drunk

piebald |ˈpaɪbɔːld| — having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly

piece |piːs| — a separate part of a whole

piece-goods |ˈpiːs ɡʊdz| — Goods usually sold by pieces or fixed portions, such as shirtings, calicos, sheetings, etc.

piece-rate |ˈpiːsreɪt| — The monetary amount payed per unit of production in the reward scheme of piece work, contrasting to hourly wage and to salary.

piece-work |ˈpiːˌswərk| — Work that a worker is paid for according to the number of units produced, rather than the number of hours worked; work done and paid for by the piece or by the job.

piecemeal |ˈpiːsmiːl| — a little bit at a time

piecework |ˈpiːswɜːrk| — work paid for according to the quantity produced

pieceworker |ˈpiːsˌwɜːkə| — A worker who is paid according to the number of units of work produced.

piecrust |ˈpɑɪˌkrʌst| — The crust of a pie.

pied |paɪd| — having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly

pied-a-terre  — lodging for occasional or secondary use

pieman |ˈpaɪmən| — A man who sells pies.

pieplant |ˈpaɪˌplænt| — long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened

pier |pɪr| — a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats

pier-glass |ˈpɪə ɡlæs| — A tall narrow mirror, usually set between two windows, above a pier table.

pierage |ˈpɪərɪdʒ| — wharfage

pierce |pɪrs| — 14th President of the United States (1804-1869)

piercer |ˈpɪəsə| — An instrument that pierces or perforates, such as a stiletto or piercel.

piercing |ˈpɪrsɪŋ| — having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

pierrot |ˈpɪərəʊ| — a male character in French pantomime; usually dressed in white with a whitened face

piet |ˈpaɪət| — (now Ireland, UK regional) The magpie.

pietism |ˈpiːˌtɪzəm| — 17th and 18th-century German movement in the Lutheran Church stressing personal piety and devotion

pietist |ˈpaɪətɪst| — A supporter of pietism.

piety |ˈpaɪətɪ| — righteousness by virtue of being pious

piezochemistry |paɪˌiːzəʊˈkemɪstrɪ| — (chemistry) The chemistry of materials at high pressure

piezoelectric |ˌpiːzəʊɪˈlektrɪk| — relating to or involving piezoelectricity

piezoelectricity |paɪˌiːzəʊɪlekˈtrɪsɪtiː| — electricity produced by mechanical pressure on certain crystals (notably quartz or Rochelle salt); alternatively, electrostatic stress produces a change in the linear dimensions of the crystal

piezometer |ˌpaɪɪˈzɑːmɪtər| — a measuring instrument for measuring high pressures

piffle |ˈpɪfl| — trivial nonsense

pig |pɪɡ| — domestic swine

pig-iron |ˈpɪɡ aɪən| — A type of crude iron shaped like a block, commonly used as an industrial raw material.

pigeon |ˈpɪdʒɪn| — wild and domesticated birds having a heavy body and short legs

pigeon-breasted |ˌpɪdʒɪn ˈbrestɪd| — having a chest deformity marked by a projecting breastbone caused by infantile rickets

pigeon-hearted |ˈpɪdʒɪnˈhɑːtɪd| — timid; easily frightened; chicken-hearted

pigeon-hole |ˈpɪdʒənhəʊl| — Alternative spelling of pigeonhole.

pigeon-toed |ˈpɪdʒɪn təʊd| — having feet that turn inward

pigeongram |ˈpɪdʒɪnɡræm| — A message sent by carrier pigeon.

pigeonhole |ˈpɪdʒɪnhəʊl| — a specific (often simplistic) category

pigeonholes |ˈpɪdʒənhəʊlz| — plural form of pigeonhole

pigeonry |ˈpɪdʒɪnrɪ| — A place for pigeons; a dovecote.

piggery |ˈpɪɡərɪ| — a farm where pigs are raised or kept

piggish |ˈpɪɡɪʃ| — resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy

piggy |ˈpɪɡɪ| — a young pig

piggy-wiggy |ˈpɪɡɪˌwɪɡɪ| — (UK, puerile or endearing) a pig.

piggyback |ˈpɪɡɪbæk| — the act of carrying something piggyback

pigheaded |ˈpɪɡˌhedɪd| — obstinate and stupid

piglet |ˈpɪɡlət| — a young pig

pigling |ˈpɪɡlɪŋ| — A little or young pig; a piglet.

pigmeat  — The meat or flesh of a pig, used especially for food; pork.

pigment |ˈpɪɡmənt| — dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)

pigmental |pɪɡˈmentl| — Of or pertaining to pigment.

pigmentary |pɪɡmɪntərɪ| — Of or pertaining to pigment.

pigmentation |ˌpɪɡmenˈteɪʃn| — the deposition of pigment in animals or plants or human beings

pigmy |ˈpɪɡmɪ| — an unusually small individual

pignut |ˈpɪɡˌnət| — an American hickory tree having bitter nuts

pigpen |ˈpɪɡˌpen| — a pen for swine

pigskin |ˈpɪɡskɪn| — leather from the skin of swine

pigsticking |ˈpɪɡˌstɪkiːŋ| — the sport of hunting wild boar with spears

pigsty |ˈpɪɡstaɪ| — a pen for swine

pigswill |ˈpɪɡswɪl| — wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk

pigtail |ˈpɪɡteɪl| — a plait of braided hair

pigwash |ˈpɪɡwɒʃ| — wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk

pigweed |ˈpɪɡwiːd| — common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb

pike |paɪk| — a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic

pikelet |ˈpaɪklɪt| — (Australia, New Zealand) A thick type of sweet pancake.

pikeman |ˈpaɪkmən| — A soldier armed with a pike.

piker |ˈpaɪkər| — (military, historical) A soldier armed with a pike, a pikeman.

pikestaff |ˈpaɪkstæf| — the staff of a pike

pilaf |pɪˈlɑːf| — rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes

pilaff |pɪˈlæf| — rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes

pilaster |pɪˈlæstər| — a rectangular column that usually projects about a third of its width from the wall to which it is attached

pilau |pɪˈlaʊ| — rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes

pilaw |pɪˈlaʊ| — rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes

pilch |ˈpɪltʃ| — (archaic) a covering put over an infant's diaper to prevent outer clothes from getting wet

pilchard |ˈpɪltʃərd| — small fatty fish usually canned

pile |paɪl| — a collection of objects laid on top of each other

pile up |ˈpaɪl ʌp| — collect or gather

pile-driver |ˈpaɪl draɪvər| — A machine for forcing a pile, a long beam, into the ground as part of the construction of a foundation; usually by raising a weight and then dropping it on the beam.

pileous  — (not comparable) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of hair.

piles |paɪlz| — venous swelling external or internal to the anal sphincter

pilfer |ˈpɪlfər| — make off with belongings of others

pilferage |ˈpɪlfərɪdʒ| — the act of stealing small amounts or small articles

pilferer |ˈpɪlfərər| — a thief who steals without using violence

pilgarlic  — (archaic) A bald-headed person; a pitiable or foolish person.

pilgrim |ˈpɪlɡrɪm| — someone who journeys in foreign lands

pilgrimage |ˈpɪlɡrɪmɪdʒ| — a journey to a sacred place

pill |pɪl| — something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size

pillage |ˈpɪlɪdʒ| — goods or money obtained illegally

pillaging |ˈpɪlɪdʒɪŋ| — the act of stealing valuable things from a place

pillar |ˈpɪlər| — a fundamental principle or practice

pillar-box |ˈpɪlə bɑːks| — (UK) A free-standing item of street furniture in the form of a short, red pillar with a slot for posting letters.

pillbox |ˈpɪlbɑːks| — a small round woman's hat

pillion |ˈpɪlɪən| — a seat behind the rider of a horse or motorbike etc.

pilliwinks |ˈpɪləˌwɪŋks| — A torture device for fingers and toes.

pillory |ˈpɪlərɪ| — a wooden instrument of punishment on a post with holes for the wrists and neck; offenders were locked in and so exposed to public scorn

pillow |ˈpɪləʊ| — a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person

pillow-block |ˈpɪləʊblɒk| — a metal block for supporting a rotating shaft; a bearing

pillow-case |ˈpɪləʊkeɪs| — A sheet for covering a pillow

pillowcase |ˈpɪləʊkeɪs| — bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

pillowslip |ˈpɪləʊslɪp| — A pillow case.

pillowy |ˈpɪləʊiː| — Resembling a pillow: soft and fluffy

pills |ˈpɪlz| — plural form of pill

pilose |ˈpaɪləʊs| — covered with hairs especially fine soft ones

pilot |ˈpaɪlət| — someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight

pilot-balloon |ˈpaɪlətbəˈluːn| — (meteorology) A small unmanned balloon whose ascent is followed by a theodolite to obtain data for the computation of the speed and direction of winds in the upper air.

pilot-fish |ˈpaɪlət fɪʃ| — A marine fish, Naucrates ductor, that often follows large vessels and sharks.

pilotage |ˈpaɪlətɪdʒ| — the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place

piloted |ˈpaɪlətəd| — simple past tense and past participle of pilot

pilothouse |ˈpaɪlətˌhaʊs| — an enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated

piloting |ˈpaɪlətɪŋ| — the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place

pilous |ˈpaɪləs| — covered with hairs especially fine soft ones

pimento |pɪˈmentəʊ| — plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers

pimp |pɪmp| — someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)

pimpernel |ˈpɪmpərnel| — European garden herb with purple-tinged flowers and leaves that are sometimes used for salads

pimping |ˈpɪmpɪŋ| — (dated) Little or petty.

pimple |ˈpɪmpl| — a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne

pimpled |ˈpɪmpəld| — (of complexion) blemished by imperfections of the skin

pimply |ˈpɪmplɪ| — (of complexion) blemished by imperfections of the skin

pin |pɪn| — a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment

pin-head |ˈpɪnhed| — Alternative spelling of pinhead.

pin-hole |ˈpɪnhəʊl| — Alternative spelling of pinhole.

pin-money |ˈpɪn mʌnɪ| — (now historical) An allowance of money given by a man to his wife or to other dependents for their personal, discretionary use. [from 16th c.]

pin-point |ˈpɪnˈpɔɪnt| — Alternative spelling of pinpoint.

pin-up |ˈpɪnˌʌp| — a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model

pinaceae  — a family of Pinaceae

pinafore |ˈpɪnəfɔːr| — a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing

pinaster |paɪˈnæstʌr| — A maritime pine, species Pinus pinaster, growing in southern Europe.

pince-nez  — spectacles clipped to the nose by a spring

pincers |ˈpɪnsərz| — A gripping tool, pivoted like a pair of scissors, but with blunt jaws.

pinch |pɪntʃ| — a painful or straitened circumstance

pinchbeck |ˈpɪntʃbek| — an alloy of copper and zinc that is used in cheap jewelry to imitate gold

pinched |pɪntʃt| — sounding as if the nose were pinched

pinchers |ˈpɪntʃərz| — plural form of pincher

pinching |ˈpɪntʃɪŋ| — That pinches, or causes such a sensation

pinchpenny |ˈpɪn(t)ʃpenɪ| — One who spends little money; one who is very frugal or cautious with money.

pincushion |ˈpɪnkʊʃn| — a small stiff cushion into which pins are stuck ready for use

pindar |ˈpɪndə| — Greek lyric poet remembered for his odes (518?-438? BC)

Pindaric |ˌpɪnˈdærɪk| — an ode form used by Pindar; has triple groups of triple units

pine |paɪn| — a coniferous tree

pine-cone |ˈpaɪnkəʊn| — The seed-bearing conical fruit of a pine tree.

pine-needle |ˈpaɪnˌniːdl| — An adult leaf of an adult pine tree.

pine-tree |ˈpaɪntriː| — Any coniferous tree in the genus Pinus

pineal |paɪˈniːəl| — having the form of a pine cone

pineapple |ˈpaɪnæpl| — a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics

pinery |ˈpaɪnəriː| — A hothouse or (tropical) area used as a plantation for the cultivation of pineapple plants (genus Ananas) and production of their homonymous fruit.

pinfold |ˈpɪnˌfəʊld| — a pen where stray animals are confined

ping |pɪŋ| — a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya

ping-pong |ˈpɪŋˌpɑŋ| — a game (trademark Ping-Pong) resembling tennis but played on a table with paddles and a light hollow ball

pinguid |ˈpɪŋɡwɪd| — pertaining to fat

pinhead |ˈpɪnhed| — an ignorant or foolish person

pinheaded |ˈpɪnˌhedəd| — (slang, medicine) Having a head that is unusually tapered or small.

pinhole |ˈpɪnhəʊl| — a small puncture that might have been made by a pin

pinion |ˈpɪnjən| — a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack

pinioned |ˈpɪnɪənd| — (of birds) especially having the flight feathers

pink |pɪŋk| — a light shade of red

pink-eye |ˈpɪŋkˌaɪ| — Alternative spelling of pinkeye.

pinked |pɪŋkt| — simple past tense and past participle of pink

pinkeye |ˈpɪŋkˌɑɪ| — inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye

pinkie |ˈpɪŋkɪ| — the finger farthest from the thumb

pinking |ˈpɪŋkɪŋ| — Present participle of pink.

pinkish |ˈpɪŋkɪʃ| — of a light shade of red

pinkness |pɪŋk| — the quality of being pink

pinky |ˈpɪŋkɪ| — the finger farthest from the thumb

pinna |ˈpɪnə| — division of a usually pinnately divided leaf

pinnace |ˈpɪnɪs| — a boat for communication between ship and shore

pinnacle |ˈpɪnəkl| — (architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower

pinnae |ˈpɪniː| — plural form of pinna

pinnate |ˈpɪneɪt| — (of a leaf shape) featherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis

pinnated  — (of a leaf shape) featherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis

pinner |ˈpɪnər| — a woman's cap with two long flaps pinned on

pinniped |ˈpɪnəˌped| — aquatic carnivorous mammal having a streamlined body specialized for swimming with limbs modified as flippers

pinnothere |ˈpɪnəθɪə| — (obsolete) A small crab of the genus Pinnotheres, which live symbiotically in the shells of certain molluscs. [17th-19th c.]

pinnule |ˈpɪnjuːl| — division of a usually pinnately divided leaf

pinny |ˈpɪnɪ| — a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing

pinochle |ˈpiːˌnɑːkəl| — a card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards); play resembles whist

pinocle |ˈpiːnɒkl| — a card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards); play resembles whist

pinole |pɪˈnəʊliː| — meal made of finely ground corn mixed with sugar and spices

pinpoint |ˈpɪnpɔɪnt| — a very brief moment

pinprick |ˈpɪnprɪk| — a minor annoyance

pins |ˈpɪnz| — plural form of pin

pint |paɪnt| — a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters

pintado |pɪnˈtɑːdəʊ| — large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters

pintail |ˈpɪnˌteɪl| — long-necked river duck of the Old and New Worlds having elongated central tail feathers

pintle |ˈpɪn(t)l| — a pin or bolt forming the pivot of a hinge

pinto |ˈpɪntəʊ| — a spotted or calico horse or pony

pinwheel |ˈpɪnwiːl| — perennial subshrub of Tenerife having leaves in rosettes resembling pinwheels

pinworm |ˈpɪnˌwərm| — small threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in children

piny |ˈpaɪnɪ| — Of, pertaining to, or having many pines

pioneer |ˌpaɪəˈnɪr| — someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art

pioneering |ˌpaɪəˈnɪrɪŋ| — involving new ideas or methods

pious |ˈpaɪəs| — having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity

piously |ˈpaɪəslɪ| — in a devout and pious manner

piousness  — righteousness by virtue of being pious

pip |pɪp| — a disease of poultry

pip-squeak |ˈpɪpskwiːk| — someone who is small and insignificant

pipage |ˈpaɪpɪdʒ| — a fee charged for the use of pipes

pipe |paɪp| — a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco

pipe down |ˈpaɪp ˈdaʊn| — become quiet or quieter

pipe up |ˈpaɪp ʌp| — begin to play or sing

pipeclay |ˈpaɪpkleɪ| — fine white clay used in making tobacco pipes and pottery and in whitening leather

piped |ˈpaɪpt| — simple past tense and past participle of pipe

pipedream |ˈpaɪpdriːm| — Alternative form of pipe dream.

pipefish |ˈpaɪpˌfɪʃ| — fish with long tubular snout and slim body covered with bony plates

pipefitter |ˈpaɪpˌfɪtə| — An industrial tradesman who installs and maintains piping systems

pipeful |ˈpaɪpfʊl| — the quantity of tobacco that can be smoked in a pipe at one time

pipelaying |ˈpaɪpˌleɪɪŋ| — Present participle of pipelay.

pipeline |ˈpaɪplaɪn| — gossip spread by spoken communication

piper |ˈpaɪpər| — someone who plays the bagpipe

pipes |ˈpaɪps| — plural form of pipe

pipet  — measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube used to measure or transfer precise volumes of a liquid by drawing the liquid up into the tube

pipette |paɪˈpet| — measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube used to measure or transfer precise volumes of a liquid by drawing the liquid up into the tube

piping |ˈpaɪpɪŋ| — a thin strip of covered cord used to edge hems

pipit |ˈpɪpɪt| — a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage

pipkin |ˈpɪpkɪn| — A small earthen boiler.

pippin |ˈpɪpɪn| — any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with red

pipsqueak |ˈpɪpskwiːk| — Alternative spelling of pip-squeak.

pipy |ˈpaɪpiː| — Like a pipe; having a hollow stem.

piquancy |ˈpiːkənsɪ| — a tart spicy quality

piquant |ˈpiːkənt| — having an agreeably pungent taste

pique |piːk| — tightly woven fabric with raised cords

piquet |pɪˈket| — a card game for two players using a reduced pack of 32 cards

piracy |ˈpaɪrəsɪ| — hijacking on the high seas or in similar contexts; taking a ship or plane away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it

piragua |pɪˈrɑːɡwə| — A Puerto Rican frozen dessert, shaped like a pyramid, made of shaved ice and covered with fruit flavored syrup.

pirate |ˈpaɪrət| — someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own

piratical |ˌpaɪəˈrætɪkəl| — characteristic of pirates

pirn |pɜːrn| — a cone shaped spool or bobbin on which thread or yarn is wound used most often for weaving

pirogue |pɪˈrəʊɡ| — a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log

pirouette |ˌpɪrʊˈet| — (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)

piscatorial |ˌpɪskəˈtɔːrɪəl| — relating to or characteristic of the activity of fishing

piscatory |ˈpɪskətɔːriː| — relating to or characteristic of the activity of fishing

Pisces |ˈpaɪsiːz| — the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20

pisciculture |ˈpɪsɪˌkʌltʃər| — The rearing or cultivation of fish.

pisciculturist |ˌpɪsɪˈkʌltʃərɪst| — One who breeds fish.

piscina |pɪˈsaɪnə| — A drained basin near a church's altar for the disposal of water from liturgical ablutions.

piscine |ˈpɪsaɪn| — of or relating to fish

piscivorous |pəˈsɪvərəs| — feeding on fishes

pish |pʃ| — An expression of disdain.

pishogue |pɪˈʃəʊɡ| — magic, witchcraft; a spell, especially one designed to cause or cure illnesses to man or beast, or to increase or decrease the quantities of farm products such as butter or milk.

pisiform |ˈpɪsɪfɔːm| — a small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetral

pismire |ˈpɪsˌmaɪr| — social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers

pisolite |ˈpaɪsəˌlaɪt| — (geology) A sedimentary rock formed from pisoliths

piss |pɪs| — liquid excretory product

piss-pot |ˈpɪspɒt| — Alternative form of pisspot.

pissed |pɪst| — aroused to impatience or anger

pissed-off  — (idiomatic, vulgar, colloquial) Annoyed, upset, angry. [from mid-20th c.]

pisspot |ˈpɪspɑːt| — (vulgar, slang, dated) A portable container used for urination, especially in hospitals or in the absence of indoor plumbing; a chamber pot.

pistachio |pɪˈstæʃɪəʊ| — small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts

pistil |ˈpɪstɪl| — the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma

pistillate |ˈpɪstɪlət| — having gynoecia, or pistils, the ovule-bearing organ of a seed plant

pistol |ˈpɪstl| — a firearm that is held and fired with one hand

pistole |ˌpɪˈstɒl| — (now historical) A Spanish gold double-escudo coin of the mid-sixteenth century, or any of various gold coins derived from or based on this. [from 16th c.]

piston |ˈpɪstən| — United States neoclassical composer (1894-1976)

piston-rod |ˈpɪstənrɒd| — a rod or bar in an engine that connects a piston to a crosshead

pit |pɪt| — a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)

pit-a-pat |ˌpɪt ə ˈpæt| — as of footsteps

pita |ˈpiːtə| — usually small round bread that can open into a pocket for filling

pitapat |ˈpɪtəˌpæt| — Alternative spelling of pit-a-pat.

pitch |pɪtʃ| — the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration

pitch in |ˈpɪtʃ ɪn| — eat heartily

pitch into |ˈpɪtʃ ˌɪnˈtuː| — hit violently, as in an attack

pitch-black |ˈpɪtʃ blæk| — extremely dark

pitch-dark |ˈpɪtʃ ˈdɑrk| — extremely dark

pitch-pine |ˈpɪtʃpaɪn| — Any of various pine trees from which pitch can be obtain, or which have very resinous wood.

pitch-pipe |ˈpɪtʃpaɪp| — A device much like a harmonica, used to supply a sought pitch.

pitchblende |ˈpɪtʃˌblend| — a mineral consisting of uranium oxide and trace amounts of radium and thorium and polonium and lead and helium; uraninite in massive form is called pitchblende which is the chief uranium ore

pitched |ˈpɪtʃt| — set at a slant

pitcher |ˈpɪtʃər| — (baseball) the person who does the pitching

pitchfork |ˈpɪtʃfɔːrk| — a long-handled hand tool with sharp widely spaced prongs for lifting and pitching hay

pitching |ˈpɪtʃɪŋ| — (baseball) playing the position of pitcher on a baseball team

pitchman |ˈpɪtʃmən| — an aggressive salesman who uses a fast line of talk to sell something

pitchy |ˈpɪtʃiː| — of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal

piteous |ˈpɪtɪəs| — deserving or inciting pity

pitfall |ˈpɪtfɔːl| — an unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty

pith |pɪθ| — soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants

pithecanthropus |ˌpɪθɪˈkanθrəpəs| — former genus of primitive apelike men now Homo erectus

pithecoid |ˈpɪθəkɔɪd| — Of or pertaining to the anthropoid apes

pithily |ˈpɪθɪlɪ| — in a pithy sententious manner

pithiness  — terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words

pithless |ˈpɪθlɪs| — Lacking strength or pith; weak.

pithy |ˈpɪθɪ| — concise and full of meaning

pitiable |ˈpɪtɪəbl| — inspiring mixed contempt and pity

pitiful |ˈpɪtɪfl| — inspiring mixed contempt and pity

pitiless |ˈpɪtɪləs| — without mercy or pity

pitman |ˈpɪtmən| — English educator who invented a system of phonetic shorthand (1813-1897)

piton |ˈpiːtɑːn| — a metal spike with a hole for a rope; mountaineers drive it into ice or rock to use as a hold

pittance |ˈpɪtns| — an inadequate payment

pitted |ˈpɪtɪd| — pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)

pitter-patter |ˈpɪtə pætər| — a series of rapid tapping sounds

pitting |ˈpɪtɪŋ| — the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion

pittite |ˈpɪtaɪt| — A spectator in the pit of a theatre

pituitary |pɪˈtuːəterɪ| — the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain

pituitous  — Consisting of, or resembling, pituite or mucus.

pity |ˈpɪtɪ| — a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others

pitying |ˈpɪtɪɪŋ| — Present participle of pity.

pityingly |ˈpɪtɪɪŋlɪ| — in a compassionate manner

pivot |ˈpɪvət| — the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver

pivotal |ˈpɪvətl| — being of crucial importance

pixel |ˈpɪksl| — (computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot)

pixelated |ˈpɪksəleɪtɪd| — (computing) Of an image, having pixels that are large enough to be individually visible from a normal viewing distance.

pixie |ˈpɪksɪ| — (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous

pixilated |ˈpɪksɪleɪtɪd| — naughtily or annoyingly playful

pixy |ˈpɪksɪ| — creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas

pizza |ˈpiːtsə| — Italian open pie made of thin bread dough spread with a spiced mixture of e.g. tomato sauce and cheese

pizzicato |ˌpɪtsɪˈkɑːtəʊ| — a note or passage that is played pizzicato

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