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ripped

adjective
slang

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 being under the influence of a recreational drug
  • when I got to his house, he was already pretty ripped

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2 being under the influence of alcohol
  • college kids who need to learn that you don't need to get ripped in order to have a good time

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ripped

verb
past tense of rip

Synonyms & Antonyms of ripped (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause (something) to separate into jagged pieces by violently pulling at it
  • the dog ripped the sleeve of my shirt by grabbing it with his teeth

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2 to penetrate with a sharp edge (as a knife)
  • you can see where someone ripped the painting with a penknife

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4 to separate or remove by forceful pulling
  • rip a sheet off the pad of paper

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The first known use of ripped was in 1966

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“Ripped.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ripped. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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