follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

stovepipe

[stohv-pahyp] /ˈstoʊvˌpaɪp/
noun
1.
a pipe, as of sheet metal, serving as a stove chimney or to connect a stove with a chimney flue.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; stove1 + pipe1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for stovepipes

stovepipes

/ˈstəʊvˌpaɪps/
plural noun
1.
(informal) tight trousers with narrow legs

stovepipe

/ˈstəʊvˌpaɪp/
noun
1.
a pipe that serves as a flue to a stove
2.
Also called stovepipe hat. a man's tall silk hat
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for stovepipe

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for stovepipes

0
20
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for stovepipes