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Ribbing

Ribbing Meaning & Definition
Ribbing Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Ribbing?

[n] the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent"
[n] a framework of ribs

Synonyms | Synonyms for Ribbing: tease | teasing

Related Terms | Find terms related to Ribbing:

See Also | frame | framework | framing | harassment | molestation

Ribbing In Webster's Dictionary

\Rib"bing\, n. An assemblage or arrangement of ribs, as the timberwork for the support of an arch or coved ceiling, the veins in the leaves of some plants, ridges in the fabric of cloth, or the like.

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