verb (used with object), riffed, rif·fing.Informal.
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But while he was up there riffing about Steiger, he looked like he did in the Big Heat.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Riffing off the slogan “Now Everyone Can Fly,” the carrier offered no-frills flights that were both cheap and plentiful.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But then she and King began riffing on what would have become of Valerie over the last nine years.How Lisa Kudrow Pulled Off TV’s Ultimate ‘Comeback’|Kevin Fallon|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And what could be a more appropriate tribute to a writer who was always riffing on and ripping off earlier sources himself?
What most amazes me about the following novels is the variety of approaches they take to Shakespeare riffing/ripping.