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water pipe

noun

Simple Definition of water pipe

  • : a pipe that carries water

  • : a device used for smoking tobacco, marijuana, etc., in which the smoke passes through water before it is inhaled

Full Definition of water pipe

  1. 1 :  a pipe for conveying water

  2. 2 :  a smoking device that consists of a bowl mounted on a vessel of water which is provided with a long tube and arranged so that smoke is drawn through the water where it is cooled and up the tube to the mouth

Examples of water pipe

  1. The flooding was caused by a broken water pipe.



15th Century

First Known Use of water pipe

15th century


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