rip-off


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rip-off

(rĭp′ôf′, -ŏf′)
n. Slang
1. A product or service that is overpriced or of poor quality.
2. Something, such as a film or story, that is clearly imitative of or based on something else.
3. A theft.
4. An act of exploitation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rip-off - the act of stealingrip-off - the act of stealing      
robbery - larceny by threat of violence
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"

rip-off

ripoff
noun (Slang) cheat, con (informal), scam (slang), con trick (informal), fraud, theft, sting (informal), robbery, exploitation, swindle, daylight robbery (informal) Christmas shopping is a rip-off.

rip-off

noun
Slang. The crime of taking someone else's property without consent:
Translations

rip-off

[ˈrɪpɒf] N
1. (= swindle) it's a rip-off!¡es una estafa or un robo!
2. (= imitation) [of film, song etc] → plagio m, copia f

rip-off

n (inf)Wucher m, → Nepp m (inf); (= cheat)Schwindel m; (= copy: of film, song etc) → Abklatsch m; it’s a rip-offdas ist Wucher or Nepp (inf)/Schwindel/nachgemacht or ein Abklatsch; he’d been the victim of a rip-offer war ausgenommen worden (inf)

rip-off

[ˈrɪpˌɒf] n (fam) it's a rip-off!è un furto!

rip-off

سَرِقَة zlodějna det rene røveri Wucher αισχροκέρδεια estafa, timo ylihintainen tavara tai palvelu arnaque pljačka do gole kože furto 暴利 사취 afzetterij svindel zdzierstwo fraude переплата uppskörtning คิดเกินราคา kazık việc bán quá đắt 宰人的价钱
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We cannot tolerate this kind of fraud,'' Nunez said in a statement, ``I am pleased by the hard work done by the Attorney General's Office to unravel this ring of rip-off artists.
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