Definition of Gibe

1. Noun. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect. "She takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

Exact synonyms: Barb, Dig, Jibe, Shaft, Shot, Slam
Generic synonyms: Comment, Input, Remark
Specialized synonyms: Cheap Shot



2. Verb. Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics. "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

3. Verb. Laugh at with contempt and derision. "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
Exact synonyms: Barrack, Flout, Jeer, Scoff
Generic synonyms: Bait, Cod, Rag, Rally, Razz, Ride, Tantalise, Tantalize, Taunt, Tease, Twit
Derivative terms: Flouter, Jeer, Jeerer, Jeering, Scoff, Scoffer, Scoffing

Definition of Gibe

1. v. i. To cast reproaches and sneering expressions; to rail; to utter taunting, sarcastic words; to flout; to fleer; to scoff.

2. v. i. To reproach with contemptuous words; to deride; to scoff at; to mock.

3. n. An expression of sarcastic scorn; a sarcastic jest; a scoff; a taunt; a sneer.

Definition of Gibe

1. Proper noun. (abbreviation of Gibraltarian English) ¹

2. Noun. A facetious or insulting remark; a jeer or taunt. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To perform a jibe (2, 3). ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To agree. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To cause to execute a gibe (2, 3). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gibe

1. to jeer [v GIBED, GIBING, GIBES] : GIBINGLY [adv] - See also: jeer

Medical Definition of Gibe

1. To cast reproaches and sneering expressions; to rail; to utter taunting, sarcastic words; to flout; to fleer; to scoff. "Fleer and gibe, and laugh and flout." (Swift) Origin: Cf. Prov. F. Giber, equiv. To F. Jouer to play, Icel. Geipa to talk nonsense, E. Jabber. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gibe

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gibbous
gibbous moon
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gibbs-donnan effect
gibbs free energy
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gibbsites
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gibe (current term)
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gibing
gibingly

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