"ringdropping" Definition

  1. is a pursuit to which London “magsmen” and “street-muggers” are prone. A ring or other spurious article is supposed to be found just in front of a “soft-looking party,” and he or she is tempted to buy it at less than half its supposed value.

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Position in the dictionary: 2856 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: rip, ripper, ripping, rise, rise, or raise, a barney, roarer, roaring trade, roast, robin redbreast, rob’em
Previous words in the dictionary: ring, rile, rigmarole, rights, right you are, right as ninepence, rigging, rigged, rig, riff-raff

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