noun \ˈpi-pən\

Definition of PIPPIN

:  a crisp tart apple having usually yellow or greenish-yellow skin strongly flushed with red and used especially for cooking
:  a highly admired or very admirable person or thing

Examples of PIPPIN

  1. <gave a pippin of a commencement speech that earned a standing ovation>

Origin of PIPPIN

Middle English pepin, from Anglo-French
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with PIPPIN


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