Definition of tripe
1 : stomach tissue especially of a ruminant (such as an ox) used as food
2 : something poor, worthless, or offensive
Examples of tripe in a Sentence
That's just a load of tripe.
it's shocking that an esteemed newspaper like this one would publish such tripe
Recent Examples of tripe from the Web
Tuscany (of which Florence is a part) is generally famous for panzanella, peasant soups like ribollita, game such as wild boar and guinea fowl, seafood tomato stews, tripe, and Florentine steaks.
Knowing his audience, President Xi Jinping has stoked this tripe by mouthing all the right cliches in front of the right audiences.
There will be traditional examples from Molca Salsa Taco, including lengua and trippa (that's tongue and tripe).
That means canelones with black truffle and Parmesan, in honor of their grandmother Catalina; young spring peas with jamón ibérico; and Callos a la Madrileña, a traditional dish of tripe with chickpeas, here reimagined with cod.
One includes meats ranging from pork, lamb, shrimp, and fish balls to pork blood, tripe, and Spam.
Hasnat Khan had assisted in the tripe-bypass surgery, according to Vanity Fair, and Diana was instantly attracted to him physically.
The open fire inspired earthy cooking from Martin, like smoked mullet with peas, smoked spare ribs and a tripe and tomato dish that could easily covert anyone skeptical about eating stomach.
Seven -- asada (steak), al pastor (marinated pork), pollo (chicken), barbacoa (steamed beef), chorizo (Mexican sausage); and on weekends only, lengua (tongue) and tripa (tripe).
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Origin and Etymology of tripe
Middle English, from Anglo-French
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
TRIPE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tripe for English Language Learners
: the stomach of an animal (such as a cow or ox) that is eaten as food
: something that is worthless, unimportant, or of poor quality
TRIPE Defined for Kids
Definition of tripe for Students
: a part of the stomach of a cow used for food
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