rib noun

ADJ. bony, skinny | broken, bruised, cracked, fractured He sustained a broken rib.

VERB + RIB break, crack, crush | dig sb in, nudge sb in, poke sb in, prod sb in

RIB + NOUN cage | injury

PREP. against the/your ~s, in the/your ~s I woke him up with a poke in the ribs.