Ribbing meaning

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

  • rib +"Ž -ing; meaning 'teasing', from the common practice of tickling the ribs to cause laughter.

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