pe

noun
\ ˈpā How to pronounce pe (audio) \

Definition of pe

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see Alphabet Table

Definition of PE (Entry 2 of 3)

1 physical education
2 Prince Edward Island
3 printer's error
4 probable error
5 professional engineer
6 pulmonary embolism

Definition of P/E (Entry 3 of 3)

price/earnings

First Known Use of pe

Noun

1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pe

Noun

Hebrew

Learn More About pe

Dictionary Entries Near pe

PDT

pe

PE

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for pe

Cite this Entry

“Pe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pe. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for pe

PE

abbreviation

Kids Definition of PE

Prince Edward Island

PE

abbreviation

Medical Definition of PE

1 physical examination

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!