jibe jibe  /ˈdʒaɪb/

Definition(s):

  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) shift from one side of the ship to the other

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Earlier: Rival McCain demanded retraction, apology for his Fox jibe on Dole's letter to Limbaugh telling him to back off McCain.
  2. If there's anything that doesn't quite jibe about A Little Bit Longer, it's that the Jonases seem a little bit too comfortable making comfortable music.
  3. His great fear was art that did not honestly jibe with its model, life.

News

  1. LATEST NEWS

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia coach Olger Osieck has taken some shine off his team's World Cup qualifying win over Jordan with a sexist jibe that "women should shut up in public" before his post-match news conference.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Times

  2. Garcia leaves note for Tiger over racial jibe

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes ARDMORE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia on Tuesday made repeated apologies for the "fried chicken" jibe he directed at Tiger Woods last month, saying he "felt terrible" and had left a note for the American in his locker. Though the two players shook hands on the practice range at Merion Golf Club on Monday in their first meeting since Garcia made the reference, the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Golf-Garcia leaves note for Tiger over racial jibe

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes ARDMORE, Pennsylvania, June 11 (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia on Tuesday made repeated apologies for the "fried chicken" jibe he directed at Tiger Woods last month, saying he "felt terrible" and had left a note for the American in his locker. Though the two players shook hands on the practice range at Merion Golf Club on Monday in their first meeting since Garcia made the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "There was even a time when the Christian Coalition determined that its number one legislative priority was tax cuts for the rich," Obama said. "I don't know what Bible they're reading, but it doesn't jibe with my version."
    on Jun 23, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. "It certainly wasn't the outcome we planned for or expected," Ellison said. "Luna Rossa raised their game and deserve a lot of credit. I am very proud that our team went out and fought right down to the last jibe. We never gave up."
    on May 20, 2007 By: Larry Ellison Source: Forbes

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