Rip off - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrɪp ˈɒf|  American pronunciation of the word rip off
Brit.  |ˈrɪpɒf|  British pronunciation of the word rip off

verb

- deprive somebody of something by deceit (syn: cheat, chisel)
- take without the owner's consent (syn: rip, steal)
- remove by pulling or ripping violently and forcefully

Examples

John wouldn't dare to rip off a bank.

Seeing his enemy, he ripped off a curse.

...the teens ripped off the store where they had been working for the summer...

...the thief ripped off some jewelry as soon as no one was looking...

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