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Overview of noun ribbing

The noun ribbing has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. ribbing

(a framework of ribs)

2. tease, teasing, ribbing, tantalization

(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")


Overview of noun rib

The noun rib has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) rib

(support resembling the rib of an animal)

2. (2) rib, costa

(any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates))

3. rib

(cut of meat including one or more ribs)

4. rib

(a teasing remark)

5. rib

(a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant)

6. rib

(a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural)

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