set of pipes

set of pipes

1. An ability to speak or shout very loudly. She may only be a half a year old, but she's got some set of pipes on her. If she doesn't want to do something, she'll let you know about it!
2. A very good or highly developed singing voice. Wow, did you hear the set of pipes on that little boy? He sounds like a professional opera singer.
See also: of, pipe, set

set of pipes

Fig. a very loud voice; a good singing voice. She has a nice set of pipes. With a set of pipes like that, she's a winner.
See also: of, pipe, set

set of pipes

n. a very loud voice; a singing voice. With a set of pipes like that, she’s a winner.
See also: of, pipe, set
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One of only an estimated four makers in the country, he is currently working on a set of pipes for a buyer in San Francisco..
He added: "A basic set of pipes costs around PS700 so at PS12.99 they are definitely worth the money, even though the sound is more like what you would get from a practice chanter.
A Cheryl Cole mini-me she may have been, but there's no denying she's the owner of a pretty impressive set of pipes - albeit one prone to those annoying "why sing one note when 14 will do?" style of vocal gymnastics.
Kelly Clarkson Cardiff International Arena Tickets: pounds 29.12 Former American Idol brings her impressive set of pipes to the CIA for one night.
Rolando Villazon Tenor Helped by his weekly appearances of ITV's Popstar To Opera star, the tenor with a name like a villain in a Mexican soap opera and a fine set of pipes shows his TV talent show proteges how it is done while twirling an exceptionally handsome moustache.
Winning on American Idol takes more than a great set of pipes: It may depend on the ability to inspire fans to spend hours sending in blocks of votes.
"I knew I had a set of pipes and that would get me a f*** long way."
Pipe Mania is a puzzle game where players lay down a set of pipes on a tiled grid in order to keep the Flooze, a constant flowing substance that speeds up with progression, moving through the pipes as long as possible without overflowing.
Then, she rigged a set of pipes: This time, she only gave rewards if the pandas pushed pipes that were hanging beneath red, blue, or green cards.
Sellafield campaigner Martin Forwood said: "We have taken advice from nuclear engineers and there is no way to tell whether a second set of pipes won't also spring a leak.
I just pulled out a spare set of pipes from my rucksack and carried on playing.
Many of the tracks remind us of other awesome female artists, such as Liz Phair and Sheryl Crow, but Keri is chock-full of her own unique flair and has quite a set of pipes to boot.
Almost immediately, the van makes a sharp turn over a set of pipes set into the floor.
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It was OK when I was just on the chanter, but now I have a full set of pipes and my mum is worried that I will annoy all the neighbours so what do I do?