How to use ribbing in a sentence
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 declaration was received with some good-natured ribbing.Senator Raphael Warnock Is Running Again for the Soul of Georgia | Tayari Jones | June 23, 2022 | TIme
It also features ventilation mesh, compression ribbing, shock absorption, anti-blister cushions, and arc support, providing your feet with ultimate comfort.Save up to 73 percent on these winter tools and accessories | Stack Commerce | February 9, 2022 | Popular-Science
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 (email@example.com) | December 21, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
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.
In all, the comment seemed to be a bit of gentle ribbing with the leader of the free world.Are Politicians Too Dumb to Understand the Lyrics to ‘Born in the USA’? | Parker Molloy | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
While Pamela reverts to ribbing Louie, she's visibly shaken.Louie Attempts Rape (and Explores the ‘Nice Guy’ Phenomenon) | Amy Zimmerman | June 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Good to see that the brothers are not done with ribbing each other as publicly as possible.Harry Says He'd Rather Be In Antarctica Than With 'A Screaming Child' | Tom Sykes | November 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
For them, the signs are meant as a gentle ribbing, not to start “some kind of beef.”
Bipartisanship is well and good, but sometimes what the Beltway really needs is glamour and a good ribbing.
Continue even in ribbing until armhole from first shaping measures 3¾ ins.Beehive for Bairns, Vol. 2 | Various
Large brown amphorae, peg bottoms; ribbed after 180, wide ribbing at first, then narrower.How to Observe in Archaeology | Various
Continue ribbing until the stocking measures, from casting on, 22 inches.
Work on a 2nd needle ribbing according to pattern, all the stitches on the next two needles excepting the two last.
Having 80 stitches on your needle, you must, in commencing the ribbing, narrow off the extra stitches.
British Dictionary definitions for ribbing
a framework or structure of ribs
a raised pattern in woven or knitted material, made in knitting by doing purl and plain stitches alternately
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012