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gibe

also jibe  (jīb)
v. gibed, gib·ing, gibes also jibed or jib·ing or jibes
v.intr.
To make taunting, heckling, or jeering remarks.
v.tr.
To deride with taunting remarks.
n.
A derisive remark.

[Possibly from obsolete French giber, to handle roughly, play, from Old French.]

gib′er n.
gib′ing·ly adv.

gibe

(dʒaɪb) or

jibe

vb
to make jeering or scoffing remarks (at); taunt
n
a derisive or provoking remark
[C16: perhaps from Old French giber to treat roughly, of uncertain origin]
ˈgiber, ˈjiber n
ˈgibingly, ˈjibingly adv

gibe

(dʒaɪb)
vb, n
(Nautical Terms) a variant spelling of gybe

gibe

or jibe

(dʒaɪb)

v. gibed, gib•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to utter mocking or scoffing words; jeer.
v.t.
2. to taunt; deride.
n.
3. a taunting or sarcastic remark.
[1560–70; perhaps < Middle French giber to handle roughly, shake, derivative of gibe staff, billhook]
gib′er, n.
gib′ing•ly, adv.

gibe


Past participle: gibed
Gerund: gibing

Imperative
gibe
gibe
Present
I gibe
you gibe
he/she/it gibes
we gibe
you gibe
they gibe
Preterite
I gibed
you gibed
he/she/it gibed
we gibed
you gibed
they gibed
Present Continuous
I am gibing
you are gibing
he/she/it is gibing
we are gibing
you are gibing
they are gibing
Present Perfect
I have gibed
you have gibed
he/she/it has gibed
we have gibed
you have gibed
they have gibed
Past Continuous
I was gibing
you were gibing
he/she/it was gibing
we were gibing
you were gibing
they were gibing
Past Perfect
I had gibed
you had gibed
he/she/it had gibed
we had gibed
you had gibed
they had gibed
Future
I will gibe
you will gibe
he/she/it will gibe
we will gibe
you will gibe
they will gibe
Future Perfect
I will have gibed
you will have gibed
he/she/it will have gibed
we will have gibed
you will have gibed
they will have gibed
Future Continuous
I will be gibing
you will be gibing
he/she/it will be gibing
we will be gibing
you will be gibing
they will be gibing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gibing
you have been gibing
he/she/it has been gibing
we have been gibing
you have been gibing
they have been gibing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gibing
you will have been gibing
he/she/it will have been gibing
we will have been gibing
you will have been gibing
they will have been gibing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gibing
you had been gibing
he/she/it had been gibing
we had been gibing
you had been gibing
they had been gibing
Conditional
I would gibe
you would gibe
he/she/it would gibe
we would gibe
you would gibe
they would gibe
Past Conditional
I would have gibed
you would have gibed
he/she/it would have gibed
we would have gibed
you would have gibed
they would have gibed

gibe


Past participle: gibed
Gerund: gibing

Imperative
gibe
gibe
Present
I gibe
you gibe
he/she/it gibes
we gibe
you gibe
they gibe
Preterite
I gibed
you gibed
he/she/it gibed
we gibed
you gibed
they gibed
Present Continuous
I am gibing
you are gibing
he/she/it is gibing
we are gibing
you are gibing
they are gibing
Present Perfect
I have gibed
you have gibed
he/she/it has gibed
we have gibed
you have gibed
they have gibed
Past Continuous
I was gibing
you were gibing
he/she/it was gibing
we were gibing
you were gibing
they were gibing
Past Perfect
I had gibed
you had gibed
he/she/it had gibed
we had gibed
you had gibed
they had gibed
Future
I will gibe
you will gibe
he/she/it will gibe
we will gibe
you will gibe
they will gibe
Future Perfect
I will have gibed
you will have gibed
he/she/it will have gibed
we will have gibed
you will have gibed
they will have gibed
Future Continuous
I will be gibing
you will be gibing
he/she/it will be gibing
we will be gibing
you will be gibing
they will be gibing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gibing
you have been gibing
he/she/it has been gibing
we have been gibing
you have been gibing
they have been gibing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gibing
you will have been gibing
he/she/it will have been gibing
we will have been gibing
you will have been gibing
they will have been gibing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gibing
you had been gibing
he/she/it had been gibing
we had been gibing
you had been gibing
they had been gibing
Conditional
I would gibe
you would gibe
he/she/it would gibe
we would gibe
you would gibe
they would gibe
Past Conditional
I would have gibed
you would have gibed
he/she/it would have gibed
we would have gibed
you would have gibed
they would have gibed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gibe - an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effectgibe - an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
comment, remark, input - a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
cheap shot - an unnecessarily aggressive and unfair remark directed at a defenseless person
Verb1.gibe - be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
consist - be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
check out, check - be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!"
look - accord in appearance with; "You don't look your age!"
answer - match or correspond; "The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"
coincide - be the same; "our views on this matter coincided"
align - be or come into adjustment with
correlate - to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation; "Do these facts correlate?"
parallel - be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
twin, duplicate, parallel - duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
square - be compatible with; "one idea squares with another"
bear out, underpin, corroborate, support - support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
equal, be - be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
resemble - appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to; "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
conform to, fit, meet - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
homologize - be homologous; "A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"
befit, beseem, suit - accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
accord, concord, fit in, harmonise, harmonize, consort, agree - go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
pattern - form a pattern; "These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before"
adhere - be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules"
rime, rhyme - be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme"
2.gibe - laugh at with contempt and derisiongibe - laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
bait, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, razz, twit, tease, cod, rag, rally, ride - harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

gibe

see jibe

gibe

also jibe
verb
To make fun or make fun of:
Chiefly British: quiz.
Idiom: poke fun at.
noun
An instance of mockery or derision:
Translations
ملاحَظَه جارحَهيَهْزأ، يَسْخَر من
hæîahæînisorî
izsmieklsizsmietzobgalībazoboties

gibe

[dʒaɪb]
A. Nmofa f, burla f
B. VImofarse, burlarse (at de)

gibe

[ˈdʒaɪb]
npique f
vi
to gibe at → railler

gibe

nSpöttelei f, → Stichelei f
vispotten, sticheln; to gibe at somebody/somethingsich über jdn/etw lustig machen, spöttische Bemerkungen über jdn/etw machen

gibe

[dʒaɪb]
1. nfrecciata, malignità f inv
2. vi to gibe (at)lanciare frecciate (a)

jibe,

gibe

(dʒaib) noun
a cruel or unkind remark or taunt. cruel jibes.
verb
(with at) to make fun (of) unkindly.
References in classic literature ?
None so ready as she to give of her little substance to every demand of poverty, even though the bitter-hearted pauper threw back a gibe in requital of the food brought regularly to his door, or the garments wrought for him by the fingers that could have embroidered a monarch's robe.
Blake's dull face flushed under this gibe, but before he could set his retort in order Tom had turned to Wilson, and was saying, with placid indifference of manner and voice:
Not only did he not pay me," replied the lad, "but as soon as your worship had passed out of the wood and we were alone, he tied me up again to the same oak and gave me a fresh flogging, that left me like a flayed Saint Bartholomew; and every stroke he gave me he followed up with some jest or gibe about having made a fool of your worship, and but for the pain I was suffering I should have laughed at the things he said.
The maids looked at one another and laughed, while pretty Melantho began to gibe at him contemptuously.
But while he was thus becoming assimilated to the enthusiasts, his contempt, in nowise decreasing towards them, grew very fierce against himself; he imagined, also, that every face of his acquaintance wore a sneer, and that every word addressed to him was a gibe.
How dare you gibe at Agamemnon because the Danaans have awarded him so many prizes?
He never spoke of the softer passions, save with a gibe and a sneer.
So far from a gibe for a gibe and a taunt for a taunt, there never was softer answer than that which A.
She smiled to cover her shyness, and I fancied she had a fear that I would make the sort of gibe that such a confession could hardly have failed to elicit from Rose Waterford.
I did not weep, but I knelt down and with a full heart thanked my guiding spirit for conducting me in safety to the place where I hoped, notwithstanding my adversary's gibe, to meet and grapple with him.
Throwing back her light vestment, she stretched forth her long, skinny arm, in derision, and using the language of the Lenape, as more intelligible to the subject of her gibes, she commenced aloud:
We greeted the two pilgrims with many pleasant gibes and a roar of laughter; whereupon they gazed at us with such woful and absurdly compassionate visages that our merriment grew tenfold more obstreperous.