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rip off

verb

Definition of rip off

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  rob; also :  cheat, defraud b :  steal

  3. 2 :  to copy or imitate blatantly or unscrupulously

  4. 3 :  to perform, achieve, or score quickly or easily <ripped off 10 straight points>



Examples of rip off

  1. <the teens ripped off the store where they had been working for the summer>

  2. <the thief ripped off some jewelry as soon as no one was looking>



1967

First Known Use of rip off

1967



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