ribbie

noun
rib·​bie | \ ˈri-bē How to pronounce ribbie (audio) \
variants: or less commonly ribby
plural ribbies

Definition of ribbie

baseball, informal
: RBI Bench was MVP again—he led the league with 40 dingers and 125 ribbies— William Nack Heritage … manufactured a run in the second as Angela Galyon and Harley Frazier strung together singles and Braye Slaughter delivered the timely hit for a ribbie.— Marcus Fitzsimmons

First Known Use of ribbie

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Ribbie.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ribbie. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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