Synonyms for jibe

Grammar : Verb
Spell : jahyb
Phonetic Transcription : dʒaɪb

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Définition of jibe

Origin :
  • "agree, fit," 1813, of unknown origin, perhaps a figurative extension of earlier jib, gybe (v.) "shift a sail or boom" (see jib). OED, however, suggests a phonetic variant of chime, as if meaning "to chime in with, to be in harmony." Related: Jibed; jibes; jibing.
  • verb agree
Example sentences :
  • Gee whiz, Commodore, if you jibe over like that you'll go by the board.
  • Extract from : « Peggy Stewart at School » by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • He bowed his head in a misery so abject that Mata forbore to jibe.
  • Extract from : « The Dragon Painter » by Mary McNeil Fenollosa
  • Featherstone felt the jibe, but he was furious at the intrusion.
  • Extract from : « Colorado Jim » by George Goodchild
  • It was mean of me—yes, I must say it—it was mean of me to jibe you.
  • Extract from : « The Jucklins » by Opie Read
  • Ease up main and jib-sheets, boys, and stand clear for a jibe.
  • Extract from : « The Pirate Island » by Harry Collingwood
  • Now and then she threatened him with the possibility of a jibe.
  • Extract from : « Priscilla's Spies » by George A. Birmingham
  • I dont think even you could have the heart to jibe and laugh if you saw her.
  • Extract from : « Adrienne Toner » by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • It would make a saw-horse nervous to jibe around the way you two do.
  • Extract from : « Friar Tuck » by Robert Alexander Wason
  • He had got as far as the middle of the very interesting one named Gib to Jibe.
  • Extract from : « Local Color » by Irvin S. Cobb
  • But they were too interested in the recent developments to jibe him.
  • Extract from : « The Motor Boys Over the Rockies » by Clarence Young

Antonyms for jibe

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