ribbing

noun rib·bing \ ˈri-biŋ \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of ribbing

: an arrangement of ribs

Examples of ribbing in a Sentence

  1. a little good-natured ribbing between friends

  2. the ribbing on a sweater

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First Known Use of ribbing

1592


RIBBING Defined for English Language Learners

ribbing

noun

Definition of ribbing for English Language Learners

  • : friendly jokes about someone

  • : raised lines on a surface



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