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jib 1

 (jĭb)
n.
1. Nautical A triangular headsail set with its luff fastened to a stay rising from the bow, bowsprit, or jib boom.
2.
a. The arm of a mechanical crane.
b. The boom of a derrick.

[Origin unknown.]

jib 2

 (jĭb)
intr.v. jibbed, jib·bing, jibs
1. To stop short and turn restively from side to side; balk.
2. To perform tricks by jumping onto and maneuvering over fixed obstacles such as railings or platforms. Used especially of snowboarders and skiers.

[Origin unknown.]

jib′ber n.

jib

(dʒɪb)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) nautical any triangular sail set forward of the foremast of a vessel
2. cut of someone's jib someone's manner, behaviour, style, etc
3. obsolete
a. the lower lip, usually when it protrudes forwards in a grimace
b. the face or nose
[C17: of unknown origin]

jib

(dʒɪb)
vb (intr) , jibs, jibbing or jibbed
1. (often foll by at) to be reluctant (to); hold back (from); balk (at)
2. (of an animal) to stop short and refuse to go forwards: the horse jibbed at the jump.
3. (Nautical Terms) nautical variant of gybe
[C19: of unknown origin]
ˈjibber n

jib

(dʒɪb)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) the projecting arm of a crane or the boom of a derrick, esp one that is pivoted to enable it to be raised or lowered
[C18: probably based on gibbet]

jib

(dʒɪb)
n
(often plural) dialect South Wales a contortion of the face; a face: stop making jibs.
[special use of jib1 (in the sense: lower lip, face)]

jib1

or jibb

(dʒɪb)

n.
1. any of various triangular sails set forward of a forestaysail or fore-topmast staysail.
2. the inner one of two such sails, set inward from a flying jib.
Idioms:
cut of one's jib, one's general appearance.
[1655–65; orig. uncertain]

jib2

(dʒɪb)

v.i., v.t. jibbed, jib•bing,
n.

jib3

(dʒɪb)

v.i. jibbed, jib•bing.
to balk (usu. fol by at).
[1805–15; perhaps identical with jib2]
jib′ber, n.

jib4

(dʒɪb)

n.
1. the projecting arm of a crane.
2. the boom of a derrick.
[1755–65; appar. short for gibbet]

jib


Past participle: jibbed
Gerund: jibbing

Imperative
jib
jib
Present
I jib
you jib
he/she/it jibs
we jib
you jib
they jib
Preterite
I jibbed
you jibbed
he/she/it jibbed
we jibbed
you jibbed
they jibbed
Present Continuous
I am jibbing
you are jibbing
he/she/it is jibbing
we are jibbing
you are jibbing
they are jibbing
Present Perfect
I have jibbed
you have jibbed
he/she/it has jibbed
we have jibbed
you have jibbed
they have jibbed
Past Continuous
I was jibbing
you were jibbing
he/she/it was jibbing
we were jibbing
you were jibbing
they were jibbing
Past Perfect
I had jibbed
you had jibbed
he/she/it had jibbed
we had jibbed
you had jibbed
they had jibbed
Future
I will jib
you will jib
he/she/it will jib
we will jib
you will jib
they will jib
Future Perfect
I will have jibbed
you will have jibbed
he/she/it will have jibbed
we will have jibbed
you will have jibbed
they will have jibbed
Future Continuous
I will be jibbing
you will be jibbing
he/she/it will be jibbing
we will be jibbing
you will be jibbing
they will be jibbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jibbing
you have been jibbing
he/she/it has been jibbing
we have been jibbing
you have been jibbing
they have been jibbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jibbing
you will have been jibbing
he/she/it will have been jibbing
we will have been jibbing
you will have been jibbing
they will have been jibbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jibbing
you had been jibbing
he/she/it had been jibbing
we had been jibbing
you had been jibbing
they had been jibbing
Conditional
I would jib
you would jib
he/she/it would jib
we would jib
you would jib
they would jib
Past Conditional
I would have jibbed
you would have jibbed
he/she/it would have jibbed
we would have jibbed
you would have jibbed
they would have jibbed

jib


Past participle: jibbed
Gerund: jibbing

Imperative
jib
jib
Present
I jib
you jib
he/she/it jibs
we jib
you jib
they jib
Preterite
I jibbed
you jibbed
he/she/it jibbed
we jibbed
you jibbed
they jibbed
Present Continuous
I am jibbing
you are jibbing
he/she/it is jibbing
we are jibbing
you are jibbing
they are jibbing
Present Perfect
I have jibbed
you have jibbed
he/she/it has jibbed
we have jibbed
you have jibbed
they have jibbed
Past Continuous
I was jibbing
you were jibbing
he/she/it was jibbing
we were jibbing
you were jibbing
they were jibbing
Past Perfect
I had jibbed
you had jibbed
he/she/it had jibbed
we had jibbed
you had jibbed
they had jibbed
Future
I will jib
you will jib
he/she/it will jib
we will jib
you will jib
they will jib
Future Perfect
I will have jibbed
you will have jibbed
he/she/it will have jibbed
we will have jibbed
you will have jibbed
they will have jibbed
Future Continuous
I will be jibbing
you will be jibbing
he/she/it will be jibbing
we will be jibbing
you will be jibbing
they will be jibbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jibbing
you have been jibbing
he/she/it has been jibbing
we have been jibbing
you have been jibbing
they have been jibbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jibbing
you will have been jibbing
he/she/it will have been jibbing
we will have been jibbing
you will have been jibbing
they will have been jibbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jibbing
you had been jibbing
he/she/it had been jibbing
we had been jibbing
you had been jibbing
they had been jibbing
Conditional
I would jib
you would jib
he/she/it would jib
we would jib
you would jib
they would jib
Past Conditional
I would have jibbed
you would have jibbed
he/she/it would have jibbed
we would have jibbed
you would have jibbed
they would have jibbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jib - any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)jib - any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)
flying jib - the outermost of two or more jibs
fore-and-aft sail - any sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction
Verb1.jib - refuse to complyjib - refuse to comply      
disobey - refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient; "He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired"
2.jib - shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly"
sail - travel on water propelled by wind; "I love sailing, especially on the open sea"; "the ship sails on"
Translations
ذِراع المِرْفاعشِراع مُثَلَّث
kosatkarameno jeřábu
fokkranarm
fokkajigikeulapurjepuomi
darukarorrvitorla
fokkafokka, framsegllyftiarmur, bóma
kliveriskrano strėlė
klīverisstrēle
kosatka
flok yelkenivinç kolu

jib

1 [dʒɪb]
A. N (Naut) → foque m; [of crane] → aguilón m, brazo m
B. CPD jib boom Nbotalón m de foque

jib

2 [dʒɪb] VI [horse] → plantarse; [person] → rehusar, negarse
to jib at (doing) sthresistirse a (hacer) algo
he jibbed at itse negó a aprobarlo

jib

[ˈdʒɪb]
n
(NAUTICAL, NAVAL)foc m
[crane] → flèche f
vi [horse] → regimber
jib at
vt fus [+ plan, idea] → rechigner à
to jib at doing sth → rechigner à faire qch

jib

n
(of crane)Ausleger m, → Dreharm m
(Naut) → Klüver m
(dated inf) I don’t like the cut of his jibseine Nase gefällt mir nicht
vi (horse)scheuen, bocken (→ at vor +dat); to jib at something (person)sich gegen etw sträuben

jib

1 [dʒɪb] vi (horse) → impennarsi; (person) → impuntarsi, recalcitrare
to jib at doing sth → essere restio/a a fare qc

jib

2 [dʒɪb] n (Naut) → fiocco; (of crane) → braccio

jib

(dʒib) noun
1. a three-cornered sail on the front mast of a ship.
2. the jutting-out arm of a crane.
References in classic literature ?
We walked up narrow lanes where our gharry--a tiny box of a thing on wheels, attached to a jibbing Bur mah pony--could by no means have passed.
Near the SchoolYard Express is the Family Fun Park, a mini-terrain park including a mini-halfpipe, designed for families to try jumping and jibbing.
I still don "get" snowboarding: "It was unlike anything the jibbing world had yet to see.