water pipe

wa·ter pipe
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er pahyp]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər paɪp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er pahyp]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər paɪp/

Definitions of water pipe words

  • noun water pipe a pipe for conveying water. 1
  • noun water pipe a smoking apparatus, as a hookah or narghile, in which the smoke is drawn through a container of water and cooled before reaching the mouth. 1
  • noun water pipe conduit that supplies water 1
  • noun water pipe hookah, smoking apparatus using water as filter 1
  • noun water pipe a pipe for water 0
  • noun water pipe a pipe for carrying water 0

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Origin of water pipe

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
late Middle English word dating back to 1400-50

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Parts of speech for Water pipe


water pipe popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

water pipe usage trend in Literature

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