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ribbed

verb
past tense of rib

Synonyms of ribbed

to make fun of in a good-natured way
  • ribbed him a bit about fumbling such an easy play

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“Ribbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ribbed. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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