Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Adjective: ribbed  ribd
  1. Furnished or strengthened with ribs
     
  2. (of the surface) having a rough, riblike texture
    - costate
Verb: rib (ribbed,ribbing)  rib
  1. [informal] Subject to laughter or ridicule
    "The satirists ribbed the plans for a new opera house";
    - ridicule, roast [informal], guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, make fun, poke fun
     
  2. (handicraft) form vertical ribs by knitting
    "A ribbed sweater"
     
  3. Form ridges or a rib-like pattern
    "the rock above and below was ribbed with sharp edges"
     
  4. Form or support with an architectural rib or ribs

See also: costate, riblike, rough, unsmooth

Type of: bemock, knit, mock

Antonym: ribless

Encyclopedia: Ribbed

Rib