Gibe meaning

jīb
(intransitive) To agree.

That explanation doesn't gibe with the facts.

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Gibe is defined as to jeer or make fun of.

An example of gibe is for a child to tease another child.

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To make taunting, heckling, or jeering remarks.
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The definition of a gibe is a jeer or a tease.

An example of a gibe is a mocking of someone's talents.

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To deride with taunting remarks.
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A derisive remark.
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A jeer; taunt; scoff.
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A facetious or insulting remark; a jeer or taunt.
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(intransitive) To perform a jibe (2, 3).
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To cause to execute a gibe (2, 3).
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(intransitive) To reproach with contemptuous words; to deride; to mock.
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Abbreviation of Gibraltarian English.
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To jeer or taunt; scoff (at)
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Origin of gibe

  • Possibly from obsolete French giber to handle roughly, play from Old French

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Compare Old Norse geipa (“to talk nonsense”).

    From Wiktionary