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rib

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rib

  1. 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 Synonyms burlesque, caricature, put-on, parody, send-up, spoof, takeoff, travestyRelated Words lampoon, mockery, satire; comedy, farce, humor, sketch, slapstick, squib; distortion, exaggeration; imitation, impersonation, mimicking

  2. 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, joke, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism, yuk (or yuck also yak or yock) [slang]Related Words funning, joking, wisecracking; knee-slapper, panic [slang], riot, scream, thigh-slapper; antic, buffoonery, caper, leg-pull, monkeyshine(s), practical joke, prank, trick; burlesque, caricature, lampoon, mock, mockery, parody, put-on, riff; banter, kidding, persiflage, raillery, repartee; drollness, facetiousness, funniness, hilariousness, humorousness; comedy, humor, wit, wordplay


rib

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rib

  1. to make fun of in a good-natured way ribbed him a bit about fumbling such an easy play Synonyms chaff, jive, joke, josh, kid, rally, razz, tease, ride, roastRelated Words banter; fool, fun, string along; jest, quip, wisecrack; gag, jape, jolly, yuk (or yuck) [slang]


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