Tripe Definition

trīp
noun
Part of the stomach of an ox or other ruminant, when used as food.
Webster's New World
Something of no value; rubbish.
American Heritage
Anything worthless, offensive, etc.; nonsense.
Webster's New World

The entrails; hence, humorously or in contempt, the belly; -- generally used in the plural.

Wiktionary

Something disparaged as valueless, especially written works and popular entertainment (movies, television).

Wiktionary
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Origin of Tripe

  • From Middle English, from Old French tripe (“entrails"), of uncertain origin. See Spanish tripa

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old French tripes intestines, tripe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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