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This page is about the slang term rib


to tease someone in a friendly way

For example

  • Robbie's classmates ribbed him after Susie said she didn't want to go out on a date with him.

  • When I showed up at work with my short hairstyle, the guys ribbed me and said I looked like I'd been to jail.

Quick Quiz

If someone is being ribbed, everyone will be

a. fighting

b. laughing

c. eating

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Contributor: Matt Errey