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Definition of ribbing noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] a pattern of raised lines in knitting or on a surface
  2. 2[countable, uncountable] (old-fashioned) (informal) the act of making fun of someone in a friendly way We took a ribbing. some good-natured ribbing
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