pie·​hole | \ ˈpī-ˌhōl How to pronounce piehole (audio) \
variants: or pie hole
plural pieholes or pie holes

Definition of piehole

US slang
: mouth sense 1a According to a study published in the October 1998 Journal of the American Dietetic Association, taste is the primary factor that motivates people's choices of what to stick in their pieholes.— Steve Mirsky I want to use precise clinical terminology to address that serious issue: Shut your piehole.— Mark Rahner Self-improvement lesson: If you shut your pie hole, you'll find some of the answers you're looking for. At the very least, you won't be so annoying.— Rachel Sauer

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Examples of piehole in a Sentence

“Shut your piehole or I'll shut it for you,” the bully threatened
Recent Examples on the Web Busch won the pole for the race and was the most combative driver in reaction to Keselowski’s remarks about Toyotas, telling Keselowski through Twitter to shut his piehole (or an abbreviation to that effect). Mike Hembree, USA TODAY, 17 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of piehole

1983, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of piehole was in 1983

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“Piehole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piehole. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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