ripping

adjective
rip·​ping | \ ˈri-piŋ How to pronounce ripping (audio) \

Definition of ripping

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

First Known Use of ripping

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ripping

probably from present participle of rip entry 1

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The first known use of ripping was in 1776

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“Ripping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ripping. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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