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tripe

noun \ˈtrīp\

: the stomach of an animal (such as a cow or ox) that is eaten as food

: something that is worthless, unimportant, or of poor quality

Full Definition of TRIPE

1
:  stomach tissue especially of a ruminant (as an ox) used as food
2
:  something poor, worthless, or offensive
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Examples of TRIPE

  1. That's just a load of tripe.
  2. <it's shocking that an esteemed newspaper like this one would publish such tripe>

Origin of TRIPE

Middle English, from Anglo-French
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Food Terms

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Rhymes with TRIPE

TRIPE Defined for Kids

tripe

noun \ˈtrīp\

Definition of TRIPE for Kids

:  a part of the stomach of a cow used for food

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