According to Eade, in his youth Philip was a member of a lunch club that enjoyed “rip-roaring stag parties” every Thursday.
rip-roaring, terrifying, chilling, the first time you see it.
And if rip-roaring, swashbuckling, drunken glory is what he is after, he gets it.
O'Malley always had been a rip-roaring fighter who accepted battle against any odds.
Boisterous, vigorous: rip-roaring good time