American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Informal Excellent; marvelous: had a ripping time at the party.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Splendid; very good; ‘stunning’: also used adverbially.
- v. present participle of rip.
- adj. That rips, or can be removed by ripping.
- adj. dated, slang Excellent.
- adj. resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
- Probably from rip1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The Bush camps says this is the latest tactic from Kerry, what they call ripping from the headlines to avoid talking about his record.”
“April 4th, 2010 at 10: 30 am dbadass says: barry hussein ripping the constitution apart which parts there cupcake?”
“I have noted that many individuals appear to take particular delight in ripping apart errors in journal articles.”
“On wonders at the wisdom or lack thereof in ripping the scab off the wounds caused by the Spanish Civil War.”
“While you are at it, you should consider doing a post that underscores the fact that the hypocrites who hate socialist programs are also the same persons who advocate sending U.S. manufacturing to Communist China and have assisted in ripping the belly out of the U.S. economy.”
“I was trying to find ya a you tube of Kathy Griffin ripping on Renee and bring it back to ya, but alas.”
“When the ripping is done (about 30-45 minutes) go to the folder with the AVI file and rename it to the movie title.”
““Yeah, if you call ripping skin off my face a sensation.””
“You may say buy a CD but it is a pain ripping a CD and a CD is of no use to you if you are sitting over a river on bridge somewhere with your mobile and want music badly. —”
“AND – the late night comedians would delight in ripping him apart for it. pseudonymous in nc Says:”
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