Definition of rip off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


rip off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Committing crime
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[usually passive] (informal) to cheat somebody, by making them pay too much, by selling them something of poor quality, etc. Tourists complain of being ripped off by local cab drivers. related noun rip-off See related entries: Committing crime
(informal) to steal something Thieves broke in and ripped off five computers. See related entries: Committing crime
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