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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); A framework of ribs.

Usage examples (35)
  • His ribbing was gentle but persistent
  • Noun : an umbrella rib
  • The ribbing is finished, and the rib-to-body increases, and I can do it pretty well with my eyes shut.
  • The reason that Canadians come in for so much ribbing is that some who post on the forums are so transparently easy to goad. for more
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