teepee

noun

tee·​pee

variant spelling of tepee

: a conical tent usually consisting of skins and used especially by American Indians of the Great Plains

Examples of teepee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Explaining the meaning of her recent performance-art installment — one that involves a teepee and a deli meat slicer — Cara schools Whitney with condescension disguised as polite composure. EW.com, 6 Nov. 2023 Balloons, charcuterie, games, mimosa bar (no alcohol), teepee, s’mores kit, Polaroid camera, additional decor. Laurie Larsh, Charlotte Observer, 30 Jan. 2024 The tension and absurdity increases as Fielder is seen pouring Gatorade on his head, Whitney meets a screaming woman in a teepee and gunmen arrive at one of their houses. Jordan Moreau, Variety, 12 Oct. 2023 But facts and dates are irrelevant — everyone remembers something different about the teepee. Longreads, 26 May 2023 Valley Forge had its revenge when a group tackled Parma’s Indian mascot, took away his feather headdress and stole their teepee. cleveland, 11 Sep. 2023 Stay in a luxurious teepee with a full bathroom or a glamping tent with ceiling fans, a microwave, air conditioning and a mini-fridge. Patrick Connolly, orlandosentinel.com, 27 Oct. 2020 Courtesy image Outside are a deck with a hot tub, wildlife-friendly mature landscaping, and a grassy yard with a firepit and a teepee for guest glamping. The Week Staff, The Week, 18 June 2023 For months in downtown San Rafael, a large teepee supported by two-by-fours and draped with colorful blankets and tapestries served as a gathering place for unhoused residents. Marisa Kendall, Star Tribune, 17 July 2021

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“Teepee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teepee. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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teepee

variant of tepee

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