- an arrangement or series of ribs, as in knitted fabric or a ship's framework
- Informal the act or an instance of teasing or ridiculing playfully
- Ribs considered as a group.
- An arrangement of ribs, as in a boat.
- Informal The act or an instance of joking or teasing.
- Present participle of rib.
(countable and uncountable, plural ribbings)
- (uncountable) The action of the verb to rib.
- (uncountable) Collectively, the ribs on an object.
- (countable) An instance of teasing.