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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small flute that sounds notes an octave higher than an ordinary flute does.

Usage examples (35)
  • Their correspondence was something like a duet between a tuba and a piccolo.
  • I don't care who called the piccolo player a MoFo, I just want to know who called that MoFo a piccolo player!
  • She also used this masterful reasoning to determine (wrongly) that the piccolo is a member of the percussion family.
  • (Both because of the violation and the "piccolo" revelation.) for more
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