Definition of Peter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Peter

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpiːtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːtər//
 
 
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Idioms
rob Peter to pay Paul
 
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(saying) to borrow money from one person to pay back what you owe to another person; to take money from one thing to use for something else
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