ribby

1 [rib-ee]
adjective, ribbier, ribbiest.
having prominent ribs: a ribby fabric.

Origin:
1840–50; rib1 + -y1

Dictionary.com Unabridged

ribby

2 [rib-ee]
noun, plural ribbies. Baseball Slang.
a run batted in.

Origin:
formation based on the abbreviation RBI; see -y2

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To ribby
Example sentences
Ribby means that the midribs of the head leaves are so prominent that they materially detract from the appearance of the head.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature