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  Words related to rib

Related / Similar Words: costa, ridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, make fun, poke fun

 

Definition:
  • support resembling the rib of an animal;
  • a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural;
  • a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant;
  • 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);
  • a teasing remark;
  • cut of meat including one or more ribs;
  • 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";
  • form vertical ribs by knitting; "A ribbed sweater";

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    Hyponyms: screw thread, thread, quill, calamus, shaft, vein, nervure, true rib, sparerib, tease, satirize, satirise, lampoon, debunk, expose, stultify

     

    Part Meronyms: hull, wing, umbrella, vertebrate, craniate

     

    Derivational Morphology: ridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, make fun, poke fun, tease, teasing, ribbing, knock, derision, satirist, ironist, ridiculer

     

    Anagrams: rbi

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 肋骨   Danish: ribben  
    Finnish: kylkiluu   German: Rippe  
    Italian: costola   Japanese: 肋骨  
    Korean: 갈비   Maltese: kustilja  
    Polish: żebro   Russian: ребро  
    Slovene: rebro   Spanish: costilla  
    Swedish: revben   Tamil: விலாவெலும்பு  
    Telugu: (emukula gUdu)  
     
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