What does PIE mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pie(noun)

    dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top

  2. Proto-Indo European, PIE(noun)

    a prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Indo-European languages

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pie(noun)

    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

  2. Pie(noun)

    see Camp, n., 5

  3. Pie(noun)

    a magpie

  4. Pie(noun)

    any other species of the genus Pica, and of several allied genera

  5. Pie(noun)

    the service book

  6. Pie(noun)

    type confusedly mixed. See Pi

  7. Pie(verb)

    see Pi

  8. Origin: [OE. pie, pye; cf. Ir. & Gael. pighe pie, also Gael. pige an earthen jar or pot. Cf. Piggin.]


  1. Pie

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pie

    pī, n. a magpie: (print.) type mixed or unsorted (cf. Pi). [Fr.,—L. pica.]

  2. Pie

    pī, n. a book which ordered the manner of performing divine service: a service-book: an ordinal.—By cock and pie (Shak.), a minced oath=By God and the service-book. [Fr.,—L. pica, lit. magpie, from its old black-letter type on white paper resembling the colours of the magpie.]

  3. Pie

    pī, n. the smallest Indian copper coin, equal to ⅓ of a pice, or 112 of an anna. [Marathi pā'ī, a fourth.]

  4. Pie

    pī, n. a quantity of meat or fruit baked within a crust of prepared flour.—A finger in the pie (see Finger); Humble-pie (see Humble); Mince-pie (see Mince); Perigord pie, a pie flavoured with truffles, abundant in Perigord in France. [Perh. Ir. and Gael. pighe, pie.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PIE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2590

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PIE' in Nouns Frequency: #2192

Anagrams for PIE »

  1. EIP, ipe, ipé, PEI


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PIE in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PIE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. etman johan:

    i like pie

  2. President Ollanta Humala:

    I like pie

  3. Gwen Castro Schablik:

    I like pie, it brings us together.

  4. Michael Leigh:

    A lot of the talk is pie in the sky.

  5. Anthony Michael Sabino:

    AB InBev is as American as apple pie and baseball.

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