rip n

origin obscure.

  1. Rend; wrenching; pulling out; taking out forcefully; [onomatopoeia] sound effect; noise of removing something violently.
  2. Tear; cut; rupture; breach; incision; [word play “ripple”]; fret; crease; furrow; aperture of skin.

rip v

origin obscure.

  1. Split; separate; pull apart; [word play on “ripen”] unfurl; blossom overnight; spread apart quickly; open up into full bloom.