rib

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

rib

noun

Definition of RIB

1
a work that imitates and exaggerates another work for comic effect <the movie is a rib of the dramatic love story that was so popular in the 1950s>
2
something said or done to cause laughter <began to lose his sense of humor after being the butt of his friends' ribs once too often>
Synonyms boff (or boffo), boffola, crack, drollery, funny, gag, giggle [chiefly British], jape, jest, josh, laugh, nifty, one-liner, pleasantry, quip, rib, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism, yuk (or yuck also yak or yock) [slang]

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