Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a face resembling tripe, either in paleness or sallowness, or in being flabby, baggy, and expressionless.

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Examples

  • Come on; I’ll tell thee what, thou damned tripe-visaged rascal, an the child I now go with do miscarry, thou hadst better thou hadst struck thy mother, thou paper-faced villain.

    Act V. Scene IV. The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth

  • Come on; I'll tell thee what, thou damned tripe-visaged rascal, and the child I now go with miscarry, thou wert better thou hadst struck thy mother, thou paper-faced villain.

    Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592

  • Come on; I 'll tell thee what, thou damned tripe-visaged rascal, an the child I now go with do miscarry, thou wert better thou hadst struck thy mother, thou paper-faced villain.

    The Second Part of King Henry IV

  • Come on; I ’ll tell thee what, thou damned tripe-visaged rascal, an the child I now go with do miscarry, thou wert better thou hadst struck thy mother, thou paper-faced villain.

    The second part of King Henry the Fourth

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  • Who put the tripe in pinstriped?

    January 5, 2011

  • Why is tripe always so expressionless?

    January 5, 2011

  • "Having a face resembling tripe, either in paleness or sallowness, or in being flabby, baggy, and expressionless."

    --Century Dictionary

    January 5, 2011