Stealing ideas and/or products to create something of lesser value. To take credit for something that is not their own. To slightly alter an existing idea and product for personal benefit. Disregard the origin of the true creation in attempt to cmake a quick buck and turn a few heads.
Skateboards built by someone who cannot skate. To base all designs off of other existing products and people's creations. Quality is not considered.
1.) When an object's true value is perceived as much less than the seller's asking value.
2.) Someone who participates in the act.
3.) Cleverly-concealed plagiarism, with just enough changes to get past others' legal rights.
1.) Have you seen the prices of a Mac Pro? What a rip off. I could buy two equally-powerful PCs for that much.
2.) The Great Giana Sisters is just a rip off of Super Mario Bros.