noun, plural ti·pis.
- a tent of the American Indians, made usually from animal skins laid on a conical frame of long poles and having an opening at the top for ventilation and a flap door.
noun plural -pis
- a variant spelling of tepee
- a cone-shaped tent of animal skins used by certain North American Indians
n.1743, ti pee, from Dakota (Siouan) thipi “dwelling, house.”