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Noun drainpipe has 1 sense
  1. drain, drainpipe, waste pipe - a pipe through which liquid is carried away
    --1 is a kind of pipe, pipage, piping
    --1 has particulars:
     culvert; scupper; sewer, sewerage, cloaca; soil pipe; trap

Definitions from the Web



A drainpipe is a pipe used to carry away water or waste material from a building.

Example sentence: The downpour overwhelmed the drainpipe, causing flooding in the basement.


In informal usage, a drainpipe refers to a person's leg, especially when it is thin or skinny.

Example sentence: Despite his slender frame, John's drainpipes were still a running joke among his friends.

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