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English definition of “ripe”

ripe

adjective (LANGUAGE)    /raɪp/ old-fashioned humorous
describes language that is rude: a ripe jokeRude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire ripeness     /ˈraɪp.nəs/ noun [U] Various qualities of food
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