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

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

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

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

Rhymes with TRIPE


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