- n a dissolute man in fashionable society
- n an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
there was a rip in his pants
- n a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current
- n the act of rending or ripping or splitting something
he gave the envelope a vigorous rip
- v tear or be torn violently
The curtain ripped from top to bottom
pull the cooked chicken into strips
- v move precipitously or violently
The tornado ripped along the coast
- v cut (wood) along the grain
- v criticize or abuse strongly and violently
The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly
- The designers from Abercrombie Fitch are equally committed to realism, often camping out at International Garment Finish for weeks and debating every rip.
- Leno, you can't hold a candle to this bunch! You would NEVER allow something as unscripted as this to occur.
- I'd rip them all up and make sure the runs got really big and had a pattern to them.
- Tila Tequila in Examiner.com
According to the Daily World Buzz, When police confirmed yesterday that Johnson had indeed passed, Tequila posted her final message to her loved one."RIP my Angel. @caseyjonsonJnJ u will forever be in my heart! I love u so so much and we will Marry...
- Bubba Watson in AFP
My length is definitely going to play a part on that golf course, because it's got wide fairways,Watson said. "I can rip it if I want to."
- Peter Hoekstra in AFP
We're going to go back into New York City, the scene of the tragedy on 9/11. We're now going to rip that wound wide open,Pete Hoekstra, ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, told CBS news. "And it's going to stay open...