Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
adjectiveinformal North American attributive
Showing great vigor or intensity.
- ‘a ripsnorting editorial’
- ‘A faux-autobiography constructed from the letters of Australia's most famous outlaw, the book itself is a nigh perfect fusion of experimental prose, historical novel and ripsnorting thriller, whatever the wider truth may be.’
- ‘Throughout the 1990s, investment experts warned that the ripsnorting stock market would revert to the mean.’
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