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Adjective: ripping  ri-ping
  1. Resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
    "the tree split with a great ripping sound";
    - rending, splitting
  2. [Brit, informal] Of the highest quality, skill, etc.; very good or impressive
    - ace [informal], A-one [informal], crack [informal], first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch [informal], top-notch [informal], tops [informal], A1 [informal], excellent, first-class, fantabulous [informal], splendid, mean [informal], beezer [UK, archaic], lush [Brit, informal], stellar [informal], awesome [informal], brilliant, outstanding, top-drawer
Verb: rip (ripped,ripping)  rip
  1. Tear or be torn violently
    "The curtain ripped from top to bottom";
    - rend, rive [archaic], pull
  2. Move precipitously or violently
    "The tornado ripped along the coast"
  3. Cut (wood) along the grain
  4. [N. Amer, informal] Take without the owner's consent
    - steal, rip off [informal]
  5. [informal] Criticize or abuse strongly and violently
    "The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly";
    - rip into
  6. [informal] (computing) copy data, esp. music or video, from an optical disk (such as a CD or DVD) to a hard drive or another re-writable storage device

See also: ace [informal], amazeballs [informal], awesomesauce [informal], beaut [Austral, NZ, informal], blinding [Brit, slang], brill [Brit, informal], cacophonic, cacophonous, crucial [slang], cushty [Brit, informal], def [slang], fab [Brit, informal], legit [US, slang], lit [US, slang], magic [Brit, slang], nang [Brit, slang], phat [slang], rad [N. Amer, slang], radical [N. Amer, slang], righteous [US, slang], sick [N. Amer, slang], smokin' [slang], smoking [slang], socko [N. Amer, informal], stonking [Brit, informal], storming [Brit, informal], super [informal], super-duper [informal], superior, wicked [slang]

Type of: assail, assault, attack, bomb [Brit, informal], buck, bust [informal], charge, cut, lash out, round, rupture, scream [informal], shoot, shoot down, snap, snipe, take, tear

Encyclopedia: Ripping

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