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(rĭp′rôr′ĭng) also rip-roar·i·ous (rĭp′rôr′rē-əs)
adj. Informal
Noisy, lively, and exciting.

[From rip + (up)roar(ious).]

rip′-roar′ing·ly adv.
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informal characterized by excitement, intensity, or boisterous behaviour
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boisterously wild and exciting; riotous.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - uncontrollably noisyrip-roaring - uncontrollably noisy      
noisy - full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds; "a noisy cafeteria"; "a small noisy dog"
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[ˈrɪpˌrɔːrɪŋ] ADJ [party] → desmadrado, animadísimo; [speech] → apasionado, violento; [success] → clamoroso
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[ˈrɪpˈrɔːrɪŋ] adj (party, success) → travolgente
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