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Ring of the Nibelung in Germanic legend, the gold ring made by the leader of the Nibelung dwarfs.
ring ouzel a European thrush that has a white ring around its neck and on its breast.
ringside the area or seats closest to a ring, as at a boxing or wrestling match. [4 definitions]
ring toss a game similar to horseshoes in which rings made of rope, plastic, or the like are tossed from a specified distance in an effort to place them around short, upright posts fixed in the ground or on a board.
ring up to record or calculate (the price of a sale) on a cash register. [2 definitions]
ringworm any of several contagious skin diseases caused by fungi and producing scaly, itchy, ring-shaped patches on the skin.
rink a smooth surface of ice used for ice skating or ice hockey. [3 definitions]
rinse to dip or spray with water in order to remove soap or superficial dirt or food. [5 definitions]
Rio de Janeiro a seaport in southeastern Brazil; Rio.
Río de la Plata a South American river and estuary formed by the merging of the Uruguay River and the Paraná River and flowing along the border of Uruguay and Argentina and into the Atlantic Ocean.
Rioja any of various Spanish table wines, esp. a dry red wine, produced in northern Spain.
riot a violent public disturbance, usu. involving a large number of people. [7 definitions]
riot gun a small firearm, esp. a repeating shotgun with a short barrel, used to disperse or halt a crowd rather than to injure or kill.
riotous of or resembling a riot or public disturbance. [4 definitions]
R.I.P. abbreviation of "requiescat in pace" (Latin); may he, or she, rest in peace.
rip1 to cut open, off, or apart roughly and forcefully; tear. [5 definitions]
rip2 a stretch or current of rough water in a river or at sea.
rip3 (informal) a person living in abandon or debauchery; reprobate.
riparian of, relating to, near, or living on the bank of a natural body or flow of water.
riparian right the right of a person who owns riparian land to use and have access to the shore and water, as for fishing or irrigation.
rip cord a cord that, when pulled, opens a parachute for descent. [2 definitions]