Meaning of RIP in English


[rip] vb ripped ; [prob. fr. Flem rippen to strip off roughly] vt (15c) 1 a: to tear or split apart or open b: to saw or split (wood) with the grain

2: to slash or slit with or as if with a sharp blade

3: to hit sharply "ripped a double to left field"

4: to utter violently: spit out "ripped out an oath"

5: criticize, put down ~ vi 1: to become ripped: rend

2: to rush headlong "ripped past second base" syn see tear -- rip into : to tear into: attack

[2]rip n (1711) 1: a rent made by ripping: tear

2: cut 5b [3]rip n [perh. fr.

[2]rip] (1775) 1: a body of water made rough by the meeting of opposing tides, currents, or winds

2: a current of water roughened by passing over an irregular bottom

3: rip current [4]rip n [perh. by shortening & alter. fr. reprobate] (1797): a dissolute person: libertine

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