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jibe

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjibejibe1, gibe /dʒaɪb/ noun [countable]  JOKEan unkind remark intended to make someone seem silly She was tired of his cheap jibes.
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jibeMostly he walked away from her jibes.George Will is a great recycler, despite his jibes at silly liberal environmentalism.His jibe was greeted with howls of laughter as Mr Smith savaged Mr Major during the emergency debate on the economy.So he didn't listen to odd jibe about our millionaire friend, and he didn't ask them to pay.She had done nothing to deserve Deana's petty jibes, and suddenly it was too much.Greg's jibe about the dress being like a shroud rankled.Giving and taking jibes and insults is very much part of being a footie fan; usually it's fun.To deal with the jibes of those who called her Big Ben.For two hours, legislators traded jibes over the bill.
jibejibe2 verb  1 [intransitive] American English informalSAMEAGREE if two statements, reports etc jibe with each other, the information in them matchesjibe with His report did not jibe with the facts.2 [intransitive + at] to say something that is intended to make someone seem silly→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
jibeHis distrust of the power of critics made him ready to jibe at David Sylvester.jibe withWhat you see in movies doesn't always jibe with reality.
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Verb table
jibe
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyjibe
he, she, itjibes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyjibed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave jibed
he, she, ithas jibed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad jibed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill jibe
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have jibed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam jibing
he, she, itis jibing
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you, we, theyare jibing
Past
I, he, she, itwas jibing
you, we, theywere jibing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been jibing
he, she, ithas been jibing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been jibing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be jibing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been jibing
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