Definition of rip-roaring in English:

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rip-roaring

Pronunciation:

adjective

Full of energy and vigour: a rip-roaring derby match
More example sentences
  • The film opens with a rip-roaring car chase scene, as a car full of thieves is fleeing the cops.
  • But before Rex tells any more of his rip-roaring stories over kangaroo steaks and tin mugs of red wine around his island campfire, he wants to get a few things straight.
  • The lyrics are witty, and it's a rip-roaring good story.

Derivatives

rip-roaringly

adverb
Example sentences
  • Having previously read his second anthology, I knew to expect rip-roaringly fast paced sets of tales.
  • It would be a healthy two weeks of hiking and camping, set off with the desire to get rip-roaringly drunk whenever the opportunity presented.
  • I think I heard a Government Minister saying that we should stop Parliament so he can go and have a rip-roaringly good dinner with the President of Indonesia.

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