Definitions for jibe

Definitions for (noun) jibe

Main entry: dig, slam, shaft, shot, barb, jibe, gibe

Definition: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

Usage: his parting shot was `drop dead'; she threw shafts of sarcasm; she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

Definitions for (verb) jibe

Main entry: change course, gybe, jib, jibe

Definition: shift from one side of the ship to the other

Usage: The sail jibbed wildly

Main entry: correspond, tally, jibe, match, fit, gibe, agree, check

Definition: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

Usage: 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

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