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jibe

noun

1 jibe

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

synonyms: barb, dig, gibe, shaft, shot, slam.

Roget 842: wit, humor, wittiness; sense of humor; attic wit, attic salt; atticism; salt, esprit, point, fancy, whim, drollery, pleasantry.    ... show more

Dutch: hatelijkheid, speldenprik, speldeprik, steek, stekeligheid
Polish: przycinek, przymówka, przytyk



verb

1 jibe

Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics.

synonyms: agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, match, tally.

Dutch: overeenkomen, overeenstemmen, rijmen, sluiten, stroken

2 jibe

Shift from one side of the ship to the other.

synonyms: change course, gybe, jib.

Dutch: gijpen


Moby thesaurus: about ship, accord, agree, alter, ameliorate, answer to, assent, assort with, back and fill, be changed, be consistent, be converted into, be of one, be renewed, be uniform with, bear away, bear off, bear to starboard, beat, beat about ... show more.

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