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1.
The beginning or onset of some activity or likewise. See off the top.
Before we even left the crib dude hit us for gas off the rip.
by eandjay November 09, 2005
 
2.
Very cool. Worthy of praise. Used to describe something that is noteworthy. Similar to "off the chain."
That girl at the mall had a ugly face, but her ass was off the rip, dog.
by Lew April 13, 2003
 
3.
To drink / eat an item directly out of the container, usually in party situations. A colloquial term common to Brockton and Bridgewater.
Yo braugh, grab that handle of Mr.Boston Premium Vodka and take it off the rip!
by qroberts May 22, 2008