riptide

noun rip·tide \ ˈrip-ˌtīd \

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First Known Use of riptide

1862


RIPTIDE Defined for English Language Learners

riptide

noun

Definition of riptide for English Language Learners

  • : a strong usually narrow current of water that flows away from a shore


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