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noun [countable]     pied piper pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
singularpied piper
pluralpied pipers
  1. someone who other people follow or support but who may harm them or leave them disappointed
Word story
From the name of the main person in the traditional German story The Pied Piper of Hamelin, whose beautiful music led all the children away from their homes.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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