let rip - definition and synonyms

phrase informal
  1. 1
    to suddenly become angry with someone and shout at them

    She lost her temper and let rip at them.

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  2. 2
    to start to do something with a lot of energy

    When the music started they let rip, dancing and jumping around.

  3. 3
    British very informal to let gas come out of your bottom
See also main entry: rip