Definition of skinny-rib in English:



  • A tightly fitting sweater or cardigan.

    ‘skinny-ribs and fine-gauge sweaters’
    [as modifier] ‘the dowdy skinny-rib cardigan’
    • ‘She is clearly not shy - she sits opposite me in a fluorescent orange skinny-rib and tight white shorts.’
    • ‘I do remember looking at some of his absolutely fabulous frocks and feeling desperately dowdy in my skinny-rib sweater and lean trouser suit.’