Synonyms for jib

Synonyms for (noun) jib

Synonyms: jib

Definition: any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)

Similar words: fore-and-aft sail

Definition: any sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction

Synonyms for (verb) jib

Synonyms: change course, gybe, jib, jibe

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

Usage: The sail jibbed wildly

Similar words: sail

Definition: travel on water propelled by wind

Usage: I love sailing, especially on the open sea; the ship sails on


Synonyms: resist, balk, baulk, jib

Definition: refuse to comply

Similar words: disobey

Definition: refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient

Usage: He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired