gibe gibe  /ˈdʒaɪb/


  1. (n) an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
  2. (v) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
  3. (v) laugh at with contempt and derision



  1. For their part, the McCain camp seems to be enjoying the attention garnered by the gibe, embracing the fact that McCain has set Romney specifically in his sights.
  2. Uses old gibe about debate answer Sunday to mock former rival whose supporters he is supposed to be courting.
  3. The gibe came as a terrible shock.



  • "I think our personalities are very similar," Woods said. "We both like to gibe at one another. We both have fun, we don't take it personal, and we just have a great time doing it. He's been a great friend to me."
    on Sep 15, 2007 By: Tiger Wood Source: Dallas Morning News

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