ribbing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˈrɪb.ɪŋ/

ribbing noun (PATTERN)

[U] a ​pattern of ​raisedlines 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.
(Definition of ribbing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ribbing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 花样, 凸条花纹, 罗纹花样…
in Chinese (Traditional) 花樣, 凸條花紋, 羅紋花樣…
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