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pippin

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noun pip·pin \ˈpi-pən\

Definition of pippin

  1. 1 :  a crisp tart apple having usually yellow or greenish-yellow skin strongly flushed with red and used especially for cooking

  2. 2 :  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

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