tripe

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noun \ˈtrīp\

Definition of tripe

  1. 1 :  stomach tissue especially of a ruminant (such as an ox) used as food

  2. 2 :  something poor, worthless, or offensive

Examples of tripe in a sentence

  1. That's just a load of tripe.

  2. <it's shocking that an esteemed newspaper like this one would publish such tripe>

Origin and Etymology of tripe

Middle English, from Anglo-French


First Known Use: 14th century


TRIPE Defined for English Language Learners

tripe

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noun \ˈtrīp\

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

tripe

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noun \ˈtrīp\

Definition of tripe for Students

  1. :  a part of the stomach of a cow used for food



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