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Noun: rip-off  rip óf
Usage: informal
  1. A price that is too high
    - overcharge, daylight robbery [Brit, informal]
     
  2. The act of stealing
    - heist [informal]
Verb: rip off  rip óf
  1. [informal] Deprive somebody of something by deceit
    "we were ripped off by their clever-sounding scheme";
    - cheat, chisel [informal]
     
  2. [informal] Take without the owner's consent
    - steal, rip [N. Amer, informal]
     
  3. Remove by pulling or ripping violently and forcefully
    - tear away, tear off

Derived forms: rips off, ripped off, ripping off, rip-offs

Type of: charge, remove, robbery, take, take away, victimise [Brit], victimize, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Rip-off

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