rip-roaring

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rip-roar·ing

(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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rip-roaring

adj
informal characterized by excitement, intensity, or boisterous behaviour
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rip′-roar`ing



adj.
boisterously wild and exciting; riotous.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rip-roaring - 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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Translations

rip-roaring

[ˈrɪpˌrɔːrɪŋ] ADJ [party] → desmadrado, animadísimo; [speech] → apasionado, violento; [success] → clamoroso
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

rip-roaring

[ˈrɪpˈrɔːrɪŋ] adj (party, success) → travolgente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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After getting the familiar pleasantries of butchering the city's name out of the way, Hart opened with a rip-roarious routine involving a gangsta raccoon that "fake shot'' him twice and grabbed itself while eyeballing him through his glass patio door.
Never working "blue'' but often straddling the thin line that separates rip-roarious from raunchy (and always achieving winning results), Leno could teach the young whippersnappers who have taken over late night a thing or two about the fundamental skills of set-up, pacing, delivery and punch lines.
WORCESTER - A stool, a microphone stand, a lone spotlight and a raving lunatic - all the ingredients needed for Lewis Black's memorable and rip-roarious performance Friday night at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts.