riptide

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noun rip·tide \ˈrip-ˌtīd\

1862

First Known Use of riptide

1862


RIPTIDE Defined for English Language Learners

riptide

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noun rip·tide \ˈrip-ˌtīd\

Definition of riptide for English Language Learners

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


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