(noun, verb)


1. an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

Similar word(s): barb, dig, gibe, shaft, shot, slam

Definition categories: communication, comment, input, remark

Sentences with jibe as a noun:

- He flung subtle jibes at her until she couldn't bear to work with him any longer.


1. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

Similar word(s): agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, match, tally

Definition categories: stative, be, equal

2. shift from one side of the ship to the other

Similar word(s): gybe, jib

Definition categories: motion, sail

Sentences with jibe as a verb:

- That explanation doesn't jibe with the facts.