rip on


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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

Sl. to give someone a hard time; to hassle someone. Stop ripping on me! What did I do to you? Tim is ripping on Mary and she is getting really mad.
See also: on, rip

rip on

v. Slang
To ridicule someone harshly; tease someone: The older kids ripped on me because my clothes weren't fashionable.
See also: on, rip