the main character in an old story about a man who got rid of all the rats from the town of Hamelin in Germany, by playing his flute and making the rats follow him into the river and drown in it. When he was not paid for this job, the Pied Piper played his flute again and led away all the town's children too.
2someone that other people like or admire, who attracts many followers
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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