ribnounuk /rɪb/ us /rɪb/
rib noun (BONE)
- She elbowed me in the ribs before I could say anything.
- Two of her ribs fractured when she was thrown from her horse.
- She gave me a sharp jab in the ribs with her elbow to stop me from saying any more.
- The knife went through his ribs and punctured his lung.
- She had an X-ray to see if any of her ribs were broken.
rib noun (PATTERN)