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PPE (countable and uncountable, plural PPEs)

  1. Initialism of personal protective equipment.
  2. Initialism of Philosophy, Politics and Economics. (a degree course at Oxford University)
    • 2011, David Runciman, "Socialism in One Country", London Review of Books, XXXIII.15:
      With his sights on the astonishingly narrow educational formation of the government and opposition front benches, he says: ‘PPE has a lot to answer for.’
  3. (computing, historical) Initialism of PCBoard programming executable: a software component used to extend the features of a bulletin board system.