ripsnorter(redirected from rip-snorters)
An exceptionally funny joke. My dad told a ripsnorter at dinner last night that had us in stitches for hours. The stand-up comic got some good laughs throughout her whole show, but she had one ripsnorter toward the end that had the entire audience hooting and cheering.
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Rur. a remarkable person or thing; a hilarious joke. Old Fred is a real ripsnorter. Her new car is a rip-snorter, I tell you. Let me tell you a ripsnorter about a farmer and his cow.
n. a remarkable person or thing; a hilarious joke. (Folksy.) Old Fred is a real rip snorter.
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