Definitions For Rib


  • Support resembling the rib of an animal
  • A projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural
  • A riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant
  • 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)
  • A teasing remark
  • Cut of meat including one or more ribs


  • Subject to laughter or ridicule
  • Form vertical ribs by knitting

Is Rib a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Rib is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

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