To pay a price that you deem high or unfair, but failing to pay the price often results in dire consequences.
Based on the story of the Pied Piper, who removed the rats from a town, and when not paid, he took their children instead!
Don't you know the Mafia collects protection here? If you want to run a business in this town, you have to pay the piper.
to bear the consequences of one's actions
You've been up all nigt partying, carousing and having all kinds of good time. Now you're at work and you're so tired and hung over you'd rather be dead than have to spend the next 8 hours sorting out tps reports. Well, buddy, if you wanna have fun, you gotta pay the piper.
1) To get what's coming to you (i.e. get your comeuppance).
You thought you could get away with ripping me off that time. Well, now it's time to pay the piper.
If a man takes a skank out for a meal and spends alot of money on her. even if she doesnt find the man attractive, she will still have sex with him after the meal. With the hope he will spend money on her again. This is to pay the piper.
"i had to pay the piper last night coz he took me to that japanese resturant"
when an athlete does something which affects no one or no thing yet their coach is inconceivably gay and makes them or the whole team suffer by doing sprints or any other torture in which the coach reaches at his best orgasm by watching them or the team suffer in excruciating pain
Damnit! Coach Howerd is so gay! Nick Kemp's
index fingernail is slightly longer than his thumb's fingernail so Coach is making our team pay the piper.