Definition of “downpipe” - English Dictionary


“downpipe” in English

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downpipenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdaʊn.paɪp/ us /ˈdaʊn.paɪp/ UK US downspout

Examples from literature

  • One knew that he was thinking of the repairs to the church, anxious about the gutters, the downpipe, the missing slates on the roof, the painting of the doors and windows. 

(Definition of “downpipe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)