rip-off (1)

This page is about the slang term rip-off (1).

Meaning: charging too much for something

For example:

  • Ten dollars for a cup of coffee? That's a total rip-off! It's about three dollars anywhere else.

  • Why do people pay so much? Don't they know it's a rip-off?

Quick Quiz:

If something's a rip-off, you probably

a. don't need it

b. won't buy it

c. can't fix it

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Contributor: Matt Errey