Dictionary

ripping

adjective

Definition of RIPPING

chiefly British
:  excellent, delightful <I've had a ripping time here — W. S. Maugham>

Origin of RIPPING

probably from present participle of 1rip
First Known Use: 1846

Browse

11 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: ripping barPrevious Word in the Dictionary: rippierAll Words Near: ripping
May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
learned or pedantic
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears