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rib (one)

To tease, fool, or joke with one. I'm just ribbing you, Tom—I'm not upset at all! I thought you were being serious; don't rib me like that!
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rib

1. n. a joke; an act of teasing. I didn’t mean any harm. It was just a little rib.
2. tv. to tease someone. Please don’t rib me any more tonight. I’ve had it.
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I remember Frank Carson nudging me in the ribs one year halfway through the night and saying 'have you got my money John, I've another of these to go to tonight'!
Santa Barbara firefighter Matt Osborne incinerated some ribs one Super Bowl at the firehouse while leaving them unattended to watch the game with his coworkers.
"Well, it will pop out of their mouth, 'We had barbecued ribs one night and they were absolutely terrible.' I mean, it was charcoaled and jerkied.
Harrison hurt the 30-year-old nightclub bouncer from Poznan with a powerful right jab to the ribs one minute and 24 seconds into the second of six scheduled rounds at Glasgow's Kelvin Hall.
Starting from the back and working forward, I attached the ribs one by one at 2 1/2-foot intervals.