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synonyms for ribbing

  • banter
  • taunt
  • taunting
  • badgering
  • badinage
  • bothering
  • chaff
  • disturbing
  • exasperating
  • harassing
  • irritating
  • joking
  • kidding
  • mocking
  • plaguing
  • provoking
  • raillery
  • tickling
  • tormenting
  • vexing
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How to use ribbing in a sentence

From armpit to waistline, there’s a four-inch strip of ribbing that improved arm mobility, which made this the most comfortable hoodie for exercise.
OUR FAVORITE DO-IT-ALL HOODIESJOE JACKSONAPRIL 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
While that ribbing helped with mobility, however, the lack of stretch in the fabric was notable on longer runs, as well as while doing push-ups.
OUR FAVORITE DO-IT-ALL HOODIESJOE JACKSONAPRIL 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Despite the ribbing, Guy Frankenstein, of Germantown, Ohio, eventually grew into his name.
WHEN YOUR LAST NAME IS FRANKENSTEIN AND IT’S HALLOWEENKELLIE B. GORMLYOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Continue even in ribbing until armhole from first shaping measures 3¾ ins.
BEEHIVE FOR BAIRNS, VOL. 2VARIOUS
Large brown amphorae, peg bottoms; ribbed after 180, wide ribbing at first, then narrower.
HOW TO OBSERVE IN ARCHAEOLOGYVARIOUS
Continue ribbing until the stocking measures, from casting on, 22 inches.
CYCLING AND SHOOTING KNICKERBOCKER STOCKINGSH. P. RYDER
Work on a 2nd needle ribbing according to pattern, all the stitches on the next two needles excepting the two last.
CYCLING AND SHOOTING KNICKERBOCKER STOCKINGSH. P. RYDER
Having 80 stitches on your needle, you must, in commencing the ribbing, narrow off the extra stitches.
CYCLING AND SHOOTING KNICKERBOCKER STOCKINGSH. P. RYDER
The most commonly used for Bucktail Streamers is flat tinsel ribbed with oval tinsel or no ribbing at all.
HOW TO TIE FLIESE. C. GREGG
Now that the tail is in place, with two turns of the tying silk (A) tie in ribbing (D) Fig. 6.
HOW TO TIE FLIESE. C. GREGG
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WORDS RELATED TO RIBBING

  • asteism
  • banter
  • fool
  • joking
  • joshing
  • kidding
  • persiflage
  • raillery
  • repartee
  • ribbing
  • teasing
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