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jeer; taunt; deride: They gibe him whenever he tries to speak.
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gibealso jibe (jīb)
v. gibed, gib·ing, gibes also jibed or jib·ing or jibes
To make taunting, heckling, or jeering remarks.
To deride with taunting remarks.
A derisive remark.
[Possibly from obsolete French giber, to handle roughly, play, from Old French.]
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to make jeering or scoffing remarks (at); taunt
a derisive or provoking remark
[C16: perhaps from Old French giber to treat roughly, of uncertain origin]
ˈgiber, ˈjiber n
ˈgibingly, ˈjibingly adv
(Nautical Terms) a variant spelling of gybe
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v. gibed, gib•ing,
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]
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Past participle: gibed
Past participle: gibed
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|Noun||1.||gibe - 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
|Verb||1.||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"
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"
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"
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"
|2.||gibe - laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"|
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ملاحَظَه جارحَهيَهْزأ، يَسْخَر من
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a cruel or unkind remark or taunt. cruel jibes. hoon, smaad, haatlik ملاحَظَه جارحَه подигравка brincadeira posměch der Hohn spydighed κοροϊδία, χλευασμόςmofa, sarcasmo, pulla mõnitus اهانت؛ تمسخر piikki moquerie עֲקִיצָה פּוֹגַעַת उपहास करना snishodljiva primjedba csúfolódás, gúnyolódás ejekan kasar hæðnisorð beffa, derisione あざけり 조롱, 우롱 pašaipa izsmiekls; zobgalība ejekan; sindiran hatelijkheidspydighet, håndrwina تمسخر graçola bătaie de joc насмешка posmech roganje poruga gliring, hån การหัวเราะเยาะ; การเยาะเย้ย;การเสียดสี; การถากถาง hakaret, küçültücü söz 嘲諷 насмішка طنز، طعن sự chế nhạo 嘲弄verb
(with at) to make fun (of) unkindly. beskimp, bespot يَهْزأ، يَسْخَر من присмивам се troçar posmívat se höhnen være spydig κοροϊδεύω, χλευάζωmofarse mõnitama مسخره کردن pilkata se moquer de לִלעוֹג ताना मारना izrugivati se gúnyolódik mengejek hæða beffare, deridere あざける 조롱하다 pašiepti izsmiet; zoboties mengejek; menyindir spotten methåne, gjøre narr avkpić ملنډې وهل ( په )، مسخره كول، ريشخندول troçar a‑şi bate joc насмехаться posmievať sa rogati se rugati se håna, pika หัวเราะเยาะ; เยาะเย้ย; เสียดสี; ถากถาง hakaret etmek 嘲諷 насміхатися, кепкувати ہنسی اڑانا chế nhạo 嘲弄
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