Definitions of ribbing
  1. noun

    a framework of ribs

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    a structure supporting or containing something

  2. noun

    the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances

    ribbing was gentle but persistent”
    tantalization, tease, teasing
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    harassment, molestation

    the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

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