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rip off

verb

Definition of RIP OFF

transitive verb
1
a :  rob; also :  cheat, defraud
b :  steal
2
:  to copy or imitate blatantly or unscrupulously
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>

First Known Use of RIP OFF

1967

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insincere or foolish talk
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