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Origin of ripoff
Words nearby ripoff
Example sentences from the Web for ripoff
“This place in a ripoff,” adds another prisoner who gave his last name as Parkhurst.‘Progressive Jail’ Is a 21st-Century Hell, Inmates Complain|Sarah Shourd|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But in the third market, the most transparent one, almost all of the regular goods were sold at ripoff prices.
Most of their fans filed out of the arena quietly, while some reportedly chanted, “Kings of Ripoff!”
There were rumors of a Brighton Beach ripoff and a Persian version; a geriatric version has already made it to air.
Cold-brewing exposes expensive coffee for what it is: a ripoff.
British Dictionary definitions for ripoff
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.