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rip′off`

or rip′-off`,



n. Slang.
1. a theft, cheat, or swindle.
2. a copy or imitation.
3. a person who rips off another.
[1965–70, Amer.]
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Theresa May and Chris Grayling are happy to stand aside and cheer on overseas rail companies that ripoff the British passenger with eyewatering fare increases to subsidise their domestic transport operations while throwing the guards off our trains.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 28 November 2017: Cairo-based Egyptian fusion music band Oriental Ripoff will perform a blend of an array of music genres on Tuesday at Da House of Arts in Dokki.
Now that Ken Frazier of Merck Pharma has resigned from President's Manufacturing Council, he will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES
Trump tweeted: "He will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES
That's So Raven' ran for four seasons on Disney Channel from 2003 to 2007 and was succeeded by a ripoff about Raven's menace brother Cory (Kyle Massey) titled 'Cory in the House.
Some fans feel they're a ripoff of a well-known Reebok style, but the Powerphase has been in the Adidas family for some time.
Consumers they are bargain by products meet Counterfeit brands on sale at Akee's in Warren Farm Road, Kingstanding, included ripoff versions of adidas, Dolce & Gabbana, UGG, Louis Vuitton, Apple, Hugo Boss and Beats goods.
This low-budget ripoff of Spielberg's breakout 1971 TV movie, "Duel," replaces the folksy late actor's Everyman with two "hottie" twits similarly menaced by an aggressive, mysterious big-rig driver on a cross-country trip.
The trend of releasing android apps relating to current affairs has become increasingly commonplace, with Angry Imran in 2012 a ripoff of Angry Birds developed by Imran Khan's fan and the recent carsmashing Gullu Butt.
But in the internet age, all it takes is one dedicated individual to set up an anonymous blog, attack site, or post a spurious Ripoff Report to do lasting damage to your business and brand.
Comics killed in the 1950s for being a Superman ripoff.
Labour's Shadow Energy Secretary Caroline Flint said: "It's no surprise the Government can't tackle ripoff energy bills when it can't control its own bonuses.