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  Definition of Ribbing
  1. 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. a framework of ribs
Similar Words: tease, teasing

 

Derivational Morphology: ridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke fun, tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer

 

 
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