[ rip-snawr-ter ]
/ ˈrɪpˈsnɔr tər /
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something or someone exceedingly strong or violent: a ripsnorter of a gale.
something or someone remarkably good or exciting.
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How to use ripsnorter in a sentence
He'd just about convinced himself that he's a real ripsnorter of a buck.Double Challenge|James Arthur Kjelgaard
British Dictionary definitions for ripsnorter
/ (ˈrɪpˌsnɔːtə) /
slang a person or thing noted for intensity or excellence
Derived forms of ripsnorterripsnorting, adjective
Word Origin for ripsnorter
C19: from rip 1 + snorter
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