\ ˈript How to pronounce ripped (audio) \

Definition of ripped

1 slang : being under the influence of alcohol or drugs : high, stoned
2 : having high muscle definition ripped abs

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Examples of ripped in a Sentence

She was wearing ripped jeans. when I got to his house, he was already pretty ripped
Recent Examples on the Web My jeans dragged on the floor, getting more ripped and dirt-stained with each wear. Irina Grechko,, "So You’ve Been Told That Your Skinny Jeans Are Lame…," 12 Feb. 2021 The garage workouts depict a more ripped Mayfield than the one on vacay with his Giants pals in January. Mary Kay Cabot, cleveland, "Baker Mayfield killing his garage workouts: ‘Trying to keep my sanity during this quarantine period’," 27 Mar. 2020 Pelosi later waved the ripped pieces in the air, and audience members left in the chamber and public-viewing gallery could see Trump's prominent signature. Jeanine Santucci, USA TODAY, "Nancy Pelosi rips up Trump's speech and other top moments from the 2020 State of the Union address," 5 Feb. 2020 At another point, a page put a piece of paper with ragged edges such as those from a ripped notebook, on Murkowski's desk. Laurie Kellman, Anchorage Daily News, "Murkowski and other moderate senators team up at Trump impeachment trial," 31 Jan. 2020 Also, be sure to check for any ripped seams or holes, and repair before washing to prevent the filling from coming out during the cleaning process. Natalie Schumann, Country Living, "Wondering How to Wash a Comforter? Here's What You Need to Know," 27 Jan. 2020 The new footage shows how the good doctor goes to extreme lengths and places for a cure, and Morbius is turned into a super-strong, super-speedy ripped vampire with an overwhelming urge to drink blood. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, "Jared Leto has a Marvel-ous taste for blood and broodiness in first 'Morbius' trailer," 13 Jan. 2020 The old chestnut floorboards will always have nails that must be hammered back in place to avoid ripped socks. Christine Kalafus, Longreads, "Renovating a Family," 28 Dec. 2019 As the sicario sat in a ripped vinyl chair in the precinct, one of Mr. Capella’s deputies explained the arrangement. Paulina Villegas, New York Times, "He Was One of Mexico’s Deadliest Assassins. Then He Turned on His Cartel.," 14 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of ripped

1966, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ripped.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of ripped

: having rips : torn, split, or opened
US, informal : having a strong and muscular body or shape with little fat

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