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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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These were the same group chats that once contained gossip, lunch orders, and gentle ribbing between friends, but now, we’d also often devote minutes and blocks of text to a virus that we were struggling to find any information about.
THE US MONKEYPOX RESPONSE IS FAILING QUEER MENALEX ABAD-SANTOSAUGUST 4, 2022VOX
The declaration was received with some good-natured ribbing.
SENATOR RAPHAEL WARNOCK IS RUNNING AGAIN FOR THE SOUL OF GEORGIATAYARI JONESJUNE 23, 2022TIME
It also features ventilation mesh, compression ribbing, shock absorption, anti-blister cushions, and arc support, providing your feet with ultimate comfort.
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However, there were some instances where multiple people laid claim to the same election, so expect at least some airing of grievances — and, of course, plenty of good-natured ribbing.
WHAT WAS THE MOST IMPORTANT ELECTION OF THE PAST 75 YEARS?SARAH FROSTENSON (SARAH.FROSTENSON@ABC.COM)DECEMBER 21, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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.
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Continue ribbing until the stocking measures, from casting on, 22 inches.
CYCLING AND SHOOTING KNICKERBOCKER STOCKINGSH. P. RYDER
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WORDS RELATED TO RIBBING

  • asteism
  • banter
  • fool
  • joking
  • joshing
  • kidding
  • persiflage
  • raillery
  • repartee
  • ribbing
  • teasing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.