Synonyms for gibe

Synonyms for (noun) gibe

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: input, remark, comment

Definition: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information

Usage: from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

Synonyms for (verb) gibe

Synonyms: scoff, gibe, barrack, jeer, flout

Definition: laugh at with contempt and derision

Usage: The crowd jeered at the speaker

Similar words: ride, rag, rally, razz, bait, twit, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease, cod

Definition: harass with persistent criticism or carping

Usage: The children teased the new teacher; Don't ride me so hard over my failure; His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: be, equal

Definition: be identical or equivalent to

Usage: One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!