British
used to express farewell

Word History

Etymology

probably from pip-pip, imitating the sound of a horn

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pip-pip was in 1907

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Cite this Entry

“Pip-pip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pip-pip. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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