Gibe - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒaɪb|  American pronunciation of the word gibe
Brit.  |dʒaɪb|  British pronunciation of the word gibe


- an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect (syn: barb, dig, jibe, shaft, shot, slam)


- be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics (syn: agree, check, correspond, fit, jibe, match, tally)
- laugh at with contempt and derision (syn: barrack, flout, jeer, scoff)

Extra examples

...teammates gibing each other when one fouls up an important play...

Word forms

singular: gibe
plural: gibes
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