rib·​bie ˈri-bē How to pronounce ribbie (audio)
variants or less commonly ribby
plural ribbies
baseball, informal
: rbi
Bench was MVP again—he led the league with 40 dingers and 125 ribbiesWilliam 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

Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ribbie was in 1956

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Cite this Entry

“Ribbie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ribbie. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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