Definitions for PIEpaɪ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a pastry crust filled with fruit, meat, pudding, etc., and baked, often with a top crust.
a layer cake with a cream or custard filling:
Boston cream pie.
a total or whole that can be divided:
They want a bigger part of the profit pie.
an activity or affair:
I'm sure he had a finger in the pie.
Idioms for pie:
pie in the sky, the illusory prospect of future benefits.
Origin of pie:
1275–1325; ME; of obscure orig.
piepaɪ(n.; v.t.)pied, pie•ing.
Ref: pi2 1 2
dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top
Proto-Indo European, PIE(noun)
a prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Indo-European languages
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a dessert with a cooked fruit filling between or on top of pastry
apple/blueberry/pumpkin etc. pie
a share of sth good
Now that business is doing well, everyone wants their slice of the pie.
an article of food consisting of paste baked with something in it or under it; as, chicken pie; venison pie; mince pie; apple pie; pumpkin pie
see Camp, n., 5
any other species of the genus Pica, and of several allied genera
the service book
type confusedly mixed. See Pi
A pie is a baked dish which is usually made of a pastry dough casing that covers or completely contains a filling of various sweet or savoury ingredients. Pies are defined by their crusts. A filled pie, has pastry lining the baking dish, and the filling is placed on top of the pastry, but left open. A top-crust pie, which may also be called a cobbler, has the filling in the bottom of the dish and the filling covered with a pastry or other covering before baking. A two-crust pie has the filling completely enclosed in the pastry shell. Flaky pastry is a typical kind of pastry used for pie crusts, but many things can be used, including baking powder biscuits, mashed potatoes, and crumbs. Pies can be a variety of sizes, ranging from bite-size to ones designed for multiple servings.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'PIE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2590
Rank popularity for the word 'PIE' in Nouns Frequency: #2192
Translations for PIE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
food baked in a covering of pastry
a steak/apple pie.
- tortaPortuguese (BR)
- pečivo s náplní, závin, piroh, koláčCzech
- die PasteteGerman
- tarta, empanada, pastelSpanish
- pyragaitis, pyragas (suįdaru)Lithuanian
- pastei, taartDutch
- pai, terteNorwegian
- داسې كلچه چې غوښه يا ميوه وركې ګډه وي، سنبوسه، ګيږ كه، كيشكره، اوګبۍPashto
- pečivo / koláč s náplňouSlovak
- etli börek; turtaTurkish
- 派餅Chinese (Trad.)
- пиріг; пиріжокUkrainian
- bánh nướngVietnamese
- 馅饼Chinese (Simp.)
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