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See synonyms for ripped on
  1. drunk; intoxicated.

  2. under the influence of an illicit drug.

  1. having well-defined muscles; very muscular.

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Origin of ripped

First recorded in 1815–25; rip1 + -ed2

Words Nearby ripped Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use ripped in a sentence

  • He turned his arm so that we could see the ripped stitching where his sergeant's stripes had been cut away.

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Even with his tunic ripped down the front, he gave the impression of making it his life business to be neat.

    Fee of the Frontier | Horace Brown Fyfe
  • These they used for stuffing for the pad, and covered them with a pocket which Violet carefully ripped from her apron.

    The Box-Car Children | Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • He ripped the tape clear and then paused, hand outflung, as if he could not resist this final bit of drama.

    We're Friends, Now | Henry Hasse
  • The ship itself was enwrapped by interlaced creepers which it had ripped loose from the upper foliage.

    Spacewrecked on Venus | Neil R. Jones

British Dictionary definitions for ripped


/ (rɪpt) /

  1. torn: ripped jeans

  2. informal denoting or having highly developed muscles, esp abdominal muscles: a ripped torso

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