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gibe

gibe - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gibe

Definition
(noun) an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
Synonyms : barb , dig , jibe , shaft , shot , slam
Example Sentence
  • his parting shot was `drop dead'
  • she threw shafts of sarcasm
  • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

Definition
(verb) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
Synonyms : agree , check , correspond , fit , jibe , match , tally
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(verb) laugh at with contempt and derision
Synonyms : barrack , flout , jeer , scoff
Example Sentence
  • The crowd jeered at the speaker

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gibe

GIBE = "GIBES" Remember !! when Hersheell Gibes missed the catch of steve wagh in world cup , everyone mocked him
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by somabrata

geeb (jeeb) chidhana
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by 1.6k

gibe - sounds like tribe... people used to mock tribal
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by the suspect

gibe..very similar to hindi word GAYAB...SO socho DULHAN(bride)..agar GAYAB ..ho jaye mandap se..people will make jeering REMARKS about their family.
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by preetisoni2411

imagine GIBBS being teased by friends bcoz of his bald head
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by yastej

GIBE is similar to BRIBE when u BRIBE people mock (make aggresive remarks )at u...
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by crazylooks

gibe~~give..wen u give bribe nd it is revealed ..u r treated with contempt...
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by vinaynitrkl

Sounds like Jab. Jab a punch. Mohammad Ali Jabbed with short and fast blows.
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by subhasish

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