pied piper

noun, often capitalized both Psalms

Definition of PIED PIPER

:  one that offers strong but delusive enticement
:  a leader who makes irresponsible promises
:  a charismatic person who attracts followers

Origin of PIED PIPER

the Pied Piper, hero of a German folktale who charmed the rats of Hameln, Germany, into a river
First Known Use: 1925

Rhymes with PIED PIPER


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