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Another word for rib

  1. To tease or mock good-humoredly

      1. A raspberry sound; a Bronx cheer.
      2. To deride, heckle, or tease:
      1. A scrap of cloth.
      2. A piece of cloth used for cleaning, washing, or dusting.
      3. Threadbare or tattered clothing.
      1. Jazz or swing music.
      2. The jargon of jazz musicians and enthusiasts.
      3. Deceptive, nonsensical, or glib talk:
      1. To be carried or conveyed, as in a vehicle or on horseback.
      2. To participate in a board sport such as snowboarding.
      3. To travel over a surface:
      1. A young goat.
      2. One of the young of certain similar animals.
      3. The flesh of a young goat.
      1. To tease (someone) good-humoredly:
      2. To make or exchange good-humored jokes; banter.
      3. A teasing or joking remark.
      1. Something said or done to evoke laughter or amusement, especially an amusing story with a punch line.
      2. A mischievous trick; a prank:
      3. Something that is of ludicrously poor quality:
      1. The dry bracts enclosing mature grains of wheat and some other cereal grasses, removed during threshing.
      2. The scales or bracts borne on the receptacle among the small individual flowers of many plants in the composite family.
      3. Finely cut straw or hay used as fodder.
      1. Good-humored, playful, or teasing conversation.
      2. To engage in banter:
      3. To speak to in a playful or teasing way:

Another word for rib

  1. One part of the bony frame of the thorax

      1. One that floats or is capable of floating.
      2. One who wanders; a drifter.
      3. An employee who is reassigned from job to job or shift to shift within an operation.
      1. A fishing rod.
      2. A piston rod.
      3. An often expandable horizontal bar, especially of metal, used to suspend household items such as curtains or towels.
      1. A broad, flat, thick piece, as of stone or cheese.
      2. An outside piece cut from a log when squaring it for lumber.
      3. The pitcher's rubber.
      1. A narrow strip of metal or wood, as in a Venetian blind.
      2. A movable auxiliary airfoil running along the leading edge of the wing of an airplane.
      3. The ribs.
      1. A false rib whose anterior end is unattached. The lowest two pairs of human ribs are floating ribs.
      1. Any of the lower ribs that do not unite directly with the sternum. The five lower pairs of ribs in humans are false ribs.
      1. Any of the ribs that are attached to the sternum by a costal cartilage, especially any of the seven upper ribs on either side of the thorax in humans.
  2. A rod

      1. To remove clothing or covering from:
      2. To remove or take off (clothing or covering):
      3. To remove an exterior coating, as of paint or varnish, from:
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.
      1. A beam, as of steel, wood, or reinforced concrete, used as a main horizontal support in a building or bridge.