Origin of ripoff
How to use ripoff in a sentence
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.France Mourns—and Hunts|Nico Hines, Christopher Dickey|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.Shot Down During the NYPD Slowdown|Michael Daly|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
The off-year special election into which Duke threw himself drew little media notice at first.
Aaron Paul may play a young Han Solo in the first Star Wars spin-off.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
They ain't got such a rip-roarin' start of us—an' I'm the boy can foller that track from hell t' breakfast an' back again.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
In favorable parts of the trail he must do better than that, to off-set losses of time where the going was most difficult.
There was something about the man that Matt liked, in spite of the deceit he had practised at the start-off of their acquaintance.
British Dictionary definitions for ripoff
Other Idioms and Phrases with ripoff
Steal, as in They fired him when they caught him ripping off some of the merchandise.
Cheat, defraud, as in These advertising claims have ripped off a great many consumers.
Copy, plagiarize, as in He was sued for ripping off someone else's thesis. All three usages are slang from the second half of the 1900s.