rip-off

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rip-off

A bad deal; a fraudulent business or transaction. I can't believe I spent so much on this blender, and it's already broken. What a rip-off! I heard on the news that the charity is a rip-off, so don't send them any money.

rip-off

1. n. a theft; a deception; an exploitation. (see also rip.) What a rip-off! I want my money back.
2. mod. having to do with theft and deception. I consider myself to be rip-off champion of North America.
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Washington, June 28 ( ANI ): Jessie J has been sued by the singer of a California band who is claiming that the pop star's smash hit 'Domino' is simply a ripoff of one of his songs.
Consumers' association chief Michael Kilcoyne, said: "I think the Cafe en Seine price is a ripoff.
s series with legendary gold digger Anna Nicole Smith, a ripoff of MTV's phenomenon ``The Osbournes'' so bald Smith may actually be considering shaving her - or at least her next mark's - head?
More of a ripoff than Steve Forbes spending forty million to be the seventh runner-up in the New Hampshire primary.
Clearly, they are using different sets of figures and it's important to find out the truth because $74 million in managerial costs stinks of corruption and incompetence a ripoff of taxpayers of monumental proportions.
When four East End friends lose a big bet to a local mob boss, they plan a ripoff that ultimately sets half the gangs in London at each other's throats.