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ribby1

[rib-ee] /ˈrɪb i/
adjective, ribbier, ribbiest.
1.
having prominent ribs:
a ribby fabric.
Origin of ribby1
1840-1850
1840-50; rib1 + -y1

ribby2

[rib-ee] /ˈrɪb i/
noun, plural ribbies. Baseball Slang.
1.
a run batted in.
Origin
formation based on the abbreviation RBI; see -y2
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ribbie

noun

A run batted in; rbi: had two other big ribbies/ Brandon had two homers and seven rib-eye steaks (RBI) (first forms baseball 1960s+, third 1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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