Definition of ripping in English:

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ripping

Pronunciation: /ˈripiNG/

adjective

British informal, dated
Splendid; excellent: she’s going to have a ripping time
More example sentences
  • Make your speech a ripping good tale.
  • The show was ripping and amazing.

Derivatives

rippingly

adverb
Example sentences
  • I read a rippingly good tale.
  • It's by Patrice Leconte, and it is a rippingly funny, smart movie about the court of Louis XIV, where wit was the coin of the realm, so to speak.

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Syllabification: rip·ping

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