ribby

1
[ rib-ee ]
/ ˈrɪb i /
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adjective, rib·bi·er, rib·bi·est.

having prominent ribs: a ribby fabric.

Nearby words

  1. ribbon strip,
  2. ribbon window,
  3. ribbon worm,
  4. ribbonfish,
  5. ribbonwood,
  6. ribcage,
  7. ribeirão prêto,
  8. ribera,
  9. ribgrass,
  10. riblet

Origin of ribby

1
First recorded in 1840–50; rib1 + -y1

ribby

2
[ rib-ee ]
/ ˈrɪb i /

noun, plural rib·bies. Baseball Slang.

a run batted in.

Origin of ribby

2
formation based on the abbreviation RBI; see -y2

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