Definitions for RIP

RIP rip

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IPA: /rɪp/

Rip is a 3 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 5 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 6 points.

You can make 13 anagrams from letters in RIP (ipr).

Definitions for RIP


  1. a rent made by ripping; tear.
  2. Slang. a cheat, swindle, or theft; ripoff:
  3. a stretch of turbulent water at sea or in a river.
  4. a dissolute or worthless person.
  5. a worthless or worn-out horse.
  6. something of little or no value.
  7. a male given name, form of Robert.


  1. let rip, Slang. to utter a series of oaths; swear. to speak or write violently, rapidly, or at great length. to allow to proceed at full speed or without restraint.

Verb phrases

  1. rip into, Informal. to attack physically or verbally; assail.
  2. rip off, Slang. to steal or pilfer. to rob or steal from. to swindle, cheat, or exploit; take advantage of:
  3. rip out, Informal. to utter angrily, as with an oath or exclamation.

verb (used with object)

  1. to cut or tear apart in a rough or vigorous manner:
  2. to cut or tear away in a rough or vigorous manner:
  3. to saw (wood) in the direction of the grain.
  4. Digital Technology. to copy (audio or video files from a CD, DVD, or website) to a hard drive or mobile device, typically by extracting the raw data and changing the file format in the process: See also DAE.

verb (used without object)

  1. to become torn apart or split open:
  2. Informal. to move with violence or great speed:

Origin of RIP

1470-80; 1960-65 for def 10; obscurely akin to Frisian rippe, dialectal Dutch rippen; compare dialectal English ripple to scratch

Examples for RIP

The rip offers a clear window into the intersection of poverty and vermin.

If you tear that bond the rip leaves open scars where the glue once was.

Those are the roots, the immovable ties blind to ethics probes and corruption charges that are difficult to rip from the ground.

Then I tella hims that he should rip him ups and then I rip me ups--so.

Nausea is the next assault, a wave so powerful it threatens to rip out your insides.

Jim DID cry, and rip and dance and carry on, he was so thankful and out of his mind for joy.

Though the good gut bugs are likely beneficial for some, companies are using the label to rip off consumers.

If she doesn't, the rest of it won't amount to a rip with John Harkless.

If you are wise, you will get it too small for your head, and rip out the lining.

What do you want to conwey to your own father, you young rip?

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