from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who plays on a bagpipe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who plays on a bagpipe; a piper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who plays the bagpipes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who plays the bagpipe


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  • A bagpiper was the first to emerge from the cathedral after the service.


  • Mr. Santorum showed up with a bagpiper leading the way.

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  • He tells of a drunken bagpiper who, mistaken for a dead plague victim, was placed on the burial cart.

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  • That could mean hiring a gospel choir to sing your favorite song (as one of my brides did) or hiring a bagpiper to play as your guests exit the ceremony as a nod to your Scottish heritage (something I did for another one of my brides).

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  • A ceremony to honor the 37 residents who died will feature musical performances, including a bagpiper, with presenting of colors, a procession of local emergency services personnel, official remarks, prayer, and a candlelight vigil.

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  • My favorite bagpiper totally friended me on Facebook.


  • Being a reputable bagpiper, I requested several years ago that during rememberence Sunday whilst I was on duty, that I could march the local British Legion parade to the cenotaph wearing my tunic with kilt, playing the bagpipes.

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  • It suggested there was no more important place to be at 10:30 a.m., the ungainly hour the ceremonies kicked off with a bagpiper Andrew Carnegie immigrated from Scotland serenading the arriving dignitaries.

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  • A solitary bagpiper began to play and was quickly surrounded by TV reporters.

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  • Then major distraction hits: a Scots bagpiper comes down the American Idol Stairway to Paradise.

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