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Meaning of RIBBING

Pronunciation:  'ribing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [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"
  2. [n]  a framework of ribs
 

RIBBING is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: tease, teasing
 
 See Also: frame, framework, framing, harassment, molestation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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