Definition of Jibe

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, Gibe, Shaft, Shot, Slam
Generic synonyms: Comment, Input, Remark
Specialized synonyms: Cheap Shot
Derivative terms: Gibe



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

3. Verb. Shift from one side of the ship to the other. "The sail jibbed wildly"
Exact synonyms: Change Course, Gybe, Jib
Generic synonyms: Sail
Derivative terms: Jib

Definition of Jibe

1. v. t. To shift, as the boom of a fore-and-aft sail, from one side of a vessel to the other when the wind is aft or on the quarter. See Gybe.

2. v. i. To change a ship's course so as to cause a shifting of the boom. See Jibe, v. t., and Gybe.

Definition of Jibe

1. Noun. A facetious or insulting remark, a jeer or taunt. ¹

2. Noun. (nautical) A manoeuver in which the stern of a sailing boat or ship crosses the wind. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) sudden sweep of the boom of a sailboat across from one side of the boat to the other. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive nautical) To perform a jibe ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To agree. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive nautical) To cause to execute a jibe ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jibe

1. to gibe [v JIBED, JIBING, JIBES] : JIBINGLY [adv] - See also: gibe

Jibe Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Jibe Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Jibe

jibb
jibbah
jibbahs
jibbed
jibber
jibber-jabber
jibbered
jibbering
jibberish
jibbers
jibbing
jibbings
jibboom
jibbooms
jibbs
jibe (current term)
jibed
jiber
jibers
jibes
jibing
jibingly
jibs
jicama
jicamas
jicara
jicaras
jichimu
jickajog
jickajogs

Other Resources Relating to: Jibe

Search for Jibe on Dictionary.com!Search for Jibe on Thesaurus.com!Search for Jibe on Google!Search for Jibe on Wikipedia!

Search