hose·​pipe | \ ˈhōz-ˌpīp How to pronounce hosepipe (audio) \

Definition of hosepipe

chiefly British

Examples of hosepipe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The boats are as close to the Angolan side of the river as can be, tethered to Congo by 50-foot ropes and pale hosepipes that pump air to the divers. Tom Wilson, Slate Magazine, "Diamonds Aren’t Forever," 24 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of hosepipe

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Hosepipe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hosepipe. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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