- The definition of a gibe is a jeer or a tease.
An example of a gibe is a mocking of someone's talents.
- Gibe is defined as to jeer or make fun of.
An example of gibe is for a child to tease another child.
gibe definition by Webster's New World
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Old French giber, to handle roughly
- giber noun
gibe definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also jibeverb gibed gibed also jibed, gib·ing also jib·ing, gibes also jibes verb, intransitive
Origin: Possibly from obsolete French giber, to handle roughly, play, from Old French.
- gibˈer noun
- gibˈing·ly adverb