Synonyms of rip-off

(Entry 1 of 2)

an instance of theft
  • a daring burglary of the art museum that resulted in one of the greatest rip-offs in history

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Synonyms & Antonyms of rip off (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to remove valuables from (a place) unlawfully
  • the teens ripped off the store where they had been working for the summer

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2 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • the thief ripped off some jewelry as soon as no one was looking

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3 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • an investigation revealed that a whole slew of suppliers had been ripping off the defense department

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The first known use of rip-off was in 1967

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“Rip-off.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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