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RIP1

acronym; interjection; zero derivation
Conveys several possible meanings: I’m sorry, just kill me now, I’m dead, or simply oops.
 
RIP became an interjection through a metaphor. Because this abbreviation is often written on tombstones, it is associated with death and dying. A related phrase often used in similar situations is "I'm dead." Either could be a reaction to an embarrassing event in the past or anticipated in the future, or a difficulty coming up that the speaker is apprehensive about. Death is used metaphorically in this instance.
Etymology : A meaning and word type change from the acronym RIP which stands for Latin “Requiescat in pace” or English “Rest in peace.”
Source : "RIP that was me” (Facebook post, 11-30-2017) www.merriam-webster.com
Last modified: 4 December 2017


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