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ripping

adjective

1 ripping

Resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree:
— The tree split with a great ripping sound.

synonyms: rending, splitting.



2 ripping

Very good; of the highest quality.

synonyms: excellent, fantabulous, first-class, splendid.

Polish: bezbłędny


Moby thesaurus: OK, abscission, ace-high, amputation, bad, bang-up, bonzer, boss, bully, but good, butchering, chopping, claim, cleavage, cool, corking, crackerjack, cutting, dandy, delicious ... show more.

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rip

noun

1 rip

A dissolute man in fashionable society.

synonyms: blood, profligate, rake, rakehell, roue.

Roget 949: bad man, wrongdoer, worker of iniquity; evildoer etc. 913; sinner; the wicked etc. 945; bad example.    villain, rascal, ... show more

Roget 962: libertine; voluptuary etc. 954.1; rake, debauchee, loose fish, rip, rakehell, fast man; intrigant, gallant, seducer, fornicator, ... show more

2 rip

An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart:
— There was a rip in his pants.

synonyms: rent, snag, split, tear.

Polish: przedarcie, rozdarcie

3 rip

A stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current.

synonyms: countercurrent, crosscurrent, riptide, tide rip.

4 rip

The act of rending or ripping or splitting something:
— He gave the envelope a vigorous rip.

synonyms: rent, split.

verb

1 rip

Tear or be torn violently:
— The curtain ripped from top to bottom.
— Pull the cooked chicken into strips.

synonyms: pull, rend, rive.

Dutch: scheuren

2 rip

Move precipitously or violently.

3 rip

Cut (wood) along the grain.

4 rip

Take without the owner's consent.

synonyms: rip off, steal.

Dutch: gappen, jatten, ontvreemden, pikken, roven, stelen

5 rip

Criticize or abuse strongly and violently.


phrase

Roget 363: hic jacet [Lat.], ci-git [Fr.]; RIP; requiescat in pace [Lat.]; the lone couch of his everlasting sleep" [Shelley]; without a grave-unknell'd, uncoffin'd, and without a grave-unknell'd, uncoffin'd, and unknown" [Byron]; in the dark union of insensate dust" [Byron]; the deep cold shadow of the tomb" [Moore]. 2. ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Casanova, Don Juan, Lothario, abrade, abrasion, agonize, badger, ball the jack, bark, barrel, blackmail, blemish, bloody, boom, bowl along, breach, break, breakage, breeze, breeze along ... show more.

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