Definition of rib

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • rib is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 5
  • rib is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 5
  • rib is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of rib


  • subject to laughter or ridicule (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. blackguard
    2. guy
    3. jest at
    4. laugh at
    5. make fun
    6. poke fun
    7. ridicule
    8. roast
  • any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. costa
  • a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural (noun)
  • a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant (noun)
  • a teasing remark (noun)
  • cut of meat including one or more ribs (noun)
  • form vertical ribs by knitting (verb)

    Examples

    1. A ribbed sweater
  • support resembling the rib of an animal (noun)

See definition of rib in Merriam Webster

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