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ripping

[ rip-ing ]
/ ˈrɪp ɪŋ /
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adjective
Chiefly British Informal. excellent; splendid; fine.
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Origin of ripping

First recorded in 1705–15; rip1 + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM ripping

rip·ping·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for ripping

ripping
/ (ˈrɪpɪŋ) /

adjective
archaic, British slang excellent; splendid

Derived forms of ripping

rippingly, adverb
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