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ripsnorter

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.

ripsnorter

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.

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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Among the honorees Saturday were the Simi Sunrise Rotary Club; the Ripsnorters of Camarillo square dancing group; the Central Region Bachelors and Bachelorettes, which also organizes square dances for charity; and other businesses and groups, according to member Ron Lester.