Definition of piping hot adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


piping hot

BrE BrE//ˌpaɪpɪŋ ˈhɒt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpaɪpɪŋ ˈhɑːt//
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(of liquids or food) very hot Word Originpiping, because of the whistling sound made by very hot liquid or food.
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