Examples of ripper in a Sentence
the comedian's last routine was a real ripper, leaving the audience in those proverbial stitches
Recent Examples of ripper from the Web
That spawned CD rippers, the MP3, software music players, hardware music players (like, eventually, the iPod), P2P file sharing, anti-piracy lawsuits, and web radio.
Local rippers patiently give way to wide-eyed newcomers.
This ripper from High ’n’ Dry is barely three minutes long but doesn’t give an inch.
In celebration of all things Australian, Billboard has selected 17 little rippers to get some sunshine into your life.
Established pros frequently put on a show, along with pint-sized rippers and their silver-haired counterparts.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'ripper.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of ripper
Synonymsbeaut, beauty, bee's knees, cat's meow, corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), daisy, dandy, dilly, doozy (or doozie also doozer), dream, honey, hot stuff, humdinger, hummer, knockout, lollapalooza, lulu [slang], nifty, peach, pip, pippin, jim–dandy, ripsnorter, snorter, sockdolager (or sockdologer), standout, sweetheart
Related Wordsmarvel, phenomenon, prodigy, sensation, wonder; catch, crown jewel, diamond, gem, imperial, jewel, pearl, plum, treasure
Near Antonymsbust, disappointment, dud, failure, flop, lemon, letdown, loser, stinker, turkey
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up ripper? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).