Definition of ribcage in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈrɪbkeɪdʒ


  • The bony frame formed by the ribs round the chest.
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    • Skeletons will use their skulls and ribcages to produce infernal ditties sure to lead your ears into the fairy circles of hell.
    • We move into the chamber and carefully pick our way between heaps of skulls and ribcages.
    • He had dislocated a cervical vertebra and torn a cartilage in his lower ribcage, and was ordered by his doctors not to train, let alone compete.

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