Definition of tripe noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//traɪp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//traɪp//
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  1. 1 the lining of a cow’s or pig’s stomach, eaten as food tripe and onions
  2. 2(informal) something that somebody says or writes that you think is nonsense or not of good quality synonym garbage, rubbish What a load of tripe! I don’t read that tripe!
  3. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tripe