Australian Slang
1. surfboard rider, skater, snowboarder, etc.;
2. something or someone exciting extreme admiration: 'You little ripper!';
3. great, fantastic: "It was a ripper party"
Australian English

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  • Ripper — may refer to:* Jack the Ripper, a pseudonym given to an unidentified serial killer (or killers) active in the largely impoverished Whitechapel area and adjacent districts of London in the latter half of 1888 * The Yorkshire Ripper, the serial… …   Wikipedia

  • Ripper — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Rudolph Carl von Ripper (1905–1960), surrealistischer Maler und Illustrator Ripper bezeichnet: Jack the Ripper, das Pseudonym eines vermutlichen Serienmörders eine Software zum Kopieren von Musik oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ripper — [ ripɶr ] n. m. • 1946; mot angl., de to rip « couper, arracher » ♦ Anglic. Techn. Engin de travaux publics, muni de dents métalliques pour défoncer les terrains durs. Recomm. offic. rippeur. ● ripper nom masculin (anglais to rip, arracher)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ripper — (n.) 1610s, agent noun from RIP (Cf. rip) (v.). Meaning killer who mutilates his victims (1890) is from Jack the Ripper, notorious London murderer, whose nickname contains a pun on ripper in sense of tool for ripping old slates, etc. (1823) and… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Ripper — Rip per, n. 1. One who, or that which, rips; a ripping tool. [1913 Webster] 2. A tool for trimming the edges of roofing slates. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything huge, extreme, startling, etc. [Slang.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ripper — [rip′ər] n. 1. a person who rips 2. a thing that rips; device or tool for ripping …   English World dictionary

  • Ripper — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Ripper », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Ripper est un anglicisme désignant le fait de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ripper — /rip euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that rips. 2. Also, ripper bill, ripper act. a legislative bill or act for taking powers of appointment to and removal from office away from the usual holders of these powers and conferring them unrestrictedly… …   Universalium

  • Ripper — Rịp|per 〈m. 3〉 Frauenmörder [engl., „Aufschlitzer“; nach Jack the Ripper, der Ende des 19. Jh. in London Prostituierte ermordete] * * * Rịp|per, der; s, [engl. ripper, eigtl. = Aufreißer, Aufschlitzer, zu: to rip = aufreißen, aufschlitzen, nach …   Universal-Lexikon

  • ripper — ● ►en /ri p*r/ n. m. et /ri pe/ vt. ►SECU * Dispositif matériel ou logiciel permettant de figer le fonctionnement de l ordinateur, pour le disséquer... Et accessoirement pour faire sauter des protections. Voir déplomber. * Récupérer des données… …   Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • Ripper — Ripler Rip ler, Ripper Rip per, n. [Cf. {Rip} a basket, or {Riparian}.] (O.E. Law) One who brings fish from the seacoast to markets in inland towns. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] But what s the action we are for now ? Robbing a ripper of his fish. Beau.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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