rip snorter

rip snorter

n. a remarkable person or thing; a hilarious joke. (Folksy.) Old Fred is a real rip snorter.
See also: rip, snorter
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Other comic almanacs appeared up to the outbreak of the Civil War: The Rip Snorter, Whim Whams, The Merry Elephant, and The Devil's Comical Texas Oldmanick.