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Definition of rip-roaring adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [only before noun] (informal)
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  1. 1noisy, exciting, and/or full of activity a rip-roaring celebration
  2. 2 rip-roaring drunk extremely drunk
  3. 3rip-roaring success a great success
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: rip-roaring