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Noun: gibe  jIb
  1. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    "his parting gibe was 'drop dead'";
    - shot, shaft, slam, dig [informal], barb, jibe
Verb: gibe  jIb
  1. Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    - match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, tally, agree, marry up, marry
  2. Shout or laugh at with contempt and derision
    "The crowd gibed at the speaker";
    - jeer, scoff, flout, barrack [Brit]

Derived forms: gibed, gibing, gibes

Type of: bait, be, cod [Brit, informal], comment, equal, input, rag, rally, razz [N. Amer, informal], remark, ride [N. Amer, informal], taunt, tease, twit [informal], wind up [Brit, informal]

Encyclopedia: Gibe