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KK Pronunciation

〔 rIb 〕


〔 rib 〕

Overview of noun rib

The noun rib has 6 senses

  • rib -- (support resembling the rib of an animal)

  • 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))

  • rib -- (cut of meat including one or more ribs)

  • rib -- (a teasing remark)

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

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

Overview of verb rib

The verb rib has 2 senses

  • rib -- (form vertical ribs by knitting; "A ribbed sweater")

  • ridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke fun -- (subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday")