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  Words related to ribbing

Related / Similar Words: tease, teasing

 

Definition:
  • the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent";
  • a framework of ribs;

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    Derivational Morphology: ridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke fun, tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer

     

     
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