I. verb (ripped; ripping) Etymology: Middle English rippen, from or akin to Middle Dutch reppen, rippen to pull, jerk Date: 15th century transitive verb 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, disparage intransitive verb 1. to become ripped ; rend 2. to rush headlong <
ripped past second base
Synonyms: see tear II. noun Date: 1711 1. a rent made by ripping ; tear 2. cut 5b III. noun Etymology: perhaps from 2rip Date: 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 IV. noun Etymology: perhaps by shortening & alteration from reprobate Date: 1797 a dissolute person ; libertine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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