Synonyms for tripe

Grammar : Noun
Spell : trahyp
Phonetic Transcription : traɪp

Top 10 synonyms for tripe Other synonyms for the word tripe

Définition of tripe

Origin :
  • c.1300, from Old French tripe "entrails used as food" (13c.), of unknown origin, perhaps via Spanish tripa from Arabic therb "suet" (but also said to mean "fold of a piece of cloth"). Applied contemptuously to persons (1590s), then to anything considered worthless, foolish, or offensive (1892).
  • noun nonsense, rubbish
Example sentences :
  • Let them boil up, and add them to the tripe just before you send it to table.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • On two nights in the week, tripe was sold in the town ready dressed.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Jenkins invited me to supper; tripe and onions; and I'd like to know what it all means, and where the supper is.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Cats were purring on the counters of the fruit store and the tripe shop.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • The insipid odour of the meat, the pungent smell of the tripe exasperated him.
  • Extract from : « The Fat and the Thin » by Emile Zola
  • It was in the tripe market that they had made the acquaintance of Claude Lantier.
  • Extract from : « The Fat and the Thin » by Emile Zola
  • Tripe may be cooked more economically by substituting water for milk.
  • Extract from : « The Skilful Cook » by Mary Harrison
  • Boil the tripe, but not quite tender; then put it into salt and water, which must be changed every day till it is all used.
  • Extract from : « The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, » by Mary Eaton
  • And, contrariwise, there is tripe—“the stomach of the ox or of some other ruminant.”
  • Extract from : « A Book of Burlesques » by H. L. Mencken
  • That is not in the tone of the ditty sung by the Tripe Skewer.
  • Extract from : « The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories » by Andrew Lang

Antonyms for tripe

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