piper ( pipers plural )
1 n-count A piper is a musician who plays the bagpipes.
2 If you say `He who pays the piper' or `He who pays the piper calls the tune', you mean that the person who provides the money for something decides what will be done, or has a right to decide what will be done.
he who pays the piper calls the tune phrase
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