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1rib/ˈrɪb/noun
pluralribs
1rib
/ˈrɪb/
noun
pluralribs
Learner's definition of RIB  
[count]
: any one of the curved bones of the chest that connect to the spine
— see picture at human
: a piece of meat from an animal that includes a rib and that is used as food
— see also sparerib
: a long curved piece of metal, wood, etc., that forms the frame of a boat, roof, etc.
2rib/ˈrɪb/verb
ribsribbedribbing
2rib
/ˈrɪb/
verb
ribsribbedribbing
Learner's definition of RIB  
[+ object]informal
: to make jokes about (someone) in a friendly way : to kid or tease (someone) — often + about or over
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