a person who plays on a pipe; esp., a bagpiper
Origin of piperMiddle English pipere from Old English
pay the piper
to pay for one's pleasures or bear the consequences of one's actions
- One who plays the bagpipe.
- One who plays on a pipe.
- Archaic form of pepper.
- An occupational surname.
- A female given name used since the mid-twentieth century, first by the American actress Piper Laurie.