rip on someone

rip on (one)

To tease, mock, or ridicule someone very severely or maliciously. I know they don't mean any harm with the way they rip on me, but my friends' comments can be pretty hurtful at times. We all ripped on Tommy for bringing a girl's backpack to school.
See also: on, rip

rip on someone

in. to give someone a hard time; to hassle someone. Fred was ripping on me, and I heard about it.
See also: on, rip, someone