Definition of ripped in English:


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Pronunciation: /rɪpt


  • 1(Of clothes or fabric) badly torn: a pair of faded, ripped jeans
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    • They crashed into a cemetery off the end of the field and the plane was destroyed but no one was hurt - just some ripped pants.
    • The driver was left with a ripped shirt and in shock after the incident but was otherwise unhurt.
    • 29-year-old David drew criticism for his ripped jeans and scuffed boots which he wore with an open-necked shirt and dinner jacket.
  • 2 informal Under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs: at the dress rehearsal, he was so ripped he couldn’t stand upright
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    • Dave told Min once he'd been ripped on LSD and put the top of a hamburger bun on in place of a distributor cap.
    • He slouched in the back row and got systematically ripped.
    • Mike and Buddy take a cash advance and go into town to get ripped.
  • 3 informal Having well-defined or well-developed muscles; muscular: through his slightly-too-tight shirt you could see he was ripped they’re going to the gym daily to get buff pecs, ripped abs, and tight buns
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    • The point is that punching power, physical strength, and huge ripped muscles are not related.
    • I still can't believe that this is the film for which he won his Oscar, a film in which most of his acting is him fighting people and tigers and showing his ripped muscles.
    • He's blond, middle-aged, and muscular, wearing a tank top over his ripped torso.

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