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ribbing

noun uk   us   /ˈrɪb.ɪŋ/

ribbing noun (PATTERN)

[U] a pattern of raised lines on a piece of clothing made from wool: He liked the ribbing on the cuffs of the sweater.

ribbing noun (JOKE)

[C usually singular] informal the act of laughing at someone in a friendly way as a joke: They gave him a ribbing about his accent.
Translations of “ribbing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 花樣, 凸條花紋, 羅紋花樣…
in Chinese (Simplified) 花样, 凸条花纹, 罗纹花样…
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