Antonyms for pipings

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


June is also the proper time to propagate pinks and carnations by pipings.

These varieties are propagated by layers or cuttings or “pipings.”

The means of increasing these plants by layers and pipings, are known to every Gardener.

The fen, that had been so silent in the hot June sun, now seemed to be alive with peculiar whisperings and pipings.

Presently, above the next point, I heard their pipings and the sharp, up-sliding Cheeeep!

Even song birds had stilled their pipings, and made but brief flights through the sultry air.

Then a bird pipes up, another follows, and soon the pipings develop into a jubilant riot of music.

The 'Birds' transport us to a world of trillings and pipings, and beaks and feathers.

It resembled the pipings of despondent sandpipers upon a distant lea.

When at last the first pipings of the birds came to herald the dawn, she rose and went out to the gallery.