rip|roar|ing


rip|roar|ing
rip|roar|ing «RIHP RR ihng, -ROHR-», adjective.
Informal. hilarious; uproarious; lively: »

a riproaring good time.

[American English]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • rip|snort|ing — «RIHP SNR tihng», adjective. Informal. boisterous or wild: »ripsnorting frontier days …   Useful english dictionary

  • roar´ing|ly — roar|ing «RR ihng, ROHR », adjective, adverb, noun. –adj. 1. that roars; extremely loud: »a roaring lion, a roaring wind. 2. characterized by noise or revelry; riotous: »a roaring party. 3. Informal. brisk; successful: »a roaring trade …   Useful english dictionary

  • roar|ing — «RR ihng, ROHR », adjective, adverb, noun. –adj. 1. that roars; extremely loud: »a roaring lion, a roaring wind. 2. characterized by noise or revelry; riotous: »a roaring party. 3. Informal. brisk; successful: »a roaring trade …   Useful english dictionary

  • rip|roar|i|ous — «RIHP RR ee uhs, ROHR », adjective. Slang. riproaring. ╂[American English < rip1, patterned on uproarious] …   Useful english dictionary

  • af|ter|rip|en|ing — «AF tuhr RY puh nihng, AHF », noun. the further development of seeds or fruits by enzymatic action after harvesting or picking: »Other seeds will only begin to germinate after a certain period from harvesting has elapsed, this being generally… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rip-roaring — rip′ roar ing adj. inf boisterously wild and exciting; riotous …   From formal English to slang

  • roar — roar·er; up·roar·i·ous; roar; up·roar; roar·ing·ly; up·roar·i·ous·ly; up·roar·i·ous·ness; …   English syllables

  • rip-roaring — /rip rawr ing, rohr /, adj. Informal. boisterously wild and exciting; riotous: Have a rip roaring good time. [1825 35, Amer.; RIP1 + ROARING, alter. of rip roarious, modeled on uproarious] * * * …   Universalium

  • ing — aborn·ing; aw·ing; bear·ing; be·ing; bell·ing; berth·ing; bind·ing; boul·der·ing; brok·ing; brown·ing; cheese·par·ing; cleans·ing; clos·ing; con·cern·ing; con·sid·er·ing; cop·ing; cov·er·ing; crack·ing; crown·ing; duck·ing; dur·ing; en·dur·ing;… …   English syllables