Tripe meaning

trīp
The rubbery lining of the stomach of cattle or other ruminants, used as food.
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Something of no value; rubbish.
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Part of the stomach of an ox or other ruminant, when used as food.
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Anything worthless, offensive, etc.; nonsense.
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The lining of the large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food.
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The entrails; hence, humorously or in contempt, the belly; -- generally used in the plural.
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Something disparaged as valueless, especially written works and popular entertainment (movies, television).
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Origin of tripe

  • Middle English from Old French tripes intestines, tripe

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

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

    From Wiktionary