Definition of 'jibe'
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It has also suffered jibes that the whole thing is a massive fix. The Sun (2010)But your wife is making cruel jibes. The Sun (2006)It is certainly fodder for cynical jibes about leopards and spots. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was him who helped me find my confidence and put those years of cruel jibes behind me. The Sun (2012)She also said taunts and jibes about her old, unnatural look had been upsetting. The Sun (2015)And fans were still aiming the jibe at him when he boarded the team bus 40 minutes after the final whistle. The Sun (2014)As a result he not only arrived on time but he also avoided the usual cheap jibes that we journalists are wont to make about ministerial limousines. Times, Sunday Times (2010)People make fat jibes and I feel like leaving it all behind. The Sun (2014)There were thousands of complaints about his cruel jibe, so it was no surprise to see he was on his best behaviour this week. The Sun (2010)Perhaps, ironically, all those cheap jibes helped him here. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Cheap jibes aside, do you consider yourself Scottish? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The midfielder (right) says his side must ignore jibes about their massive financial losses and use their strengths. The Sun (2014)Now she has knocked the cruel jibes on the head as she bids to book a place at this summer's Olympics. The Sun (2016)And when she finally came back into the spotlight, sick jibes from cruel Twitter trolls left her in tears as her weight ballooned. The Sun (2012)No matter, I have taken his fat jibe on the chin. The Sun (2016)Many nights, I have cried myself to sleep over such cruel jibes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I may come across as confident, but cruel jibes left my self-esteem in tatters. The Sun (2014)Are these cruel jibes really justified, do I really set out to shock? Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'jibe'
British English: jibe NOUN
A jibe is a rude or insulting remark about someone that is intended to make them look foolish.
...a cheap jibe about his loss of hair.
British English: jibe VERB
To jibe means to say something rude or insulting which is intended to make another person look foolish.
No doubt he'll give me the chance to fight him again', he jibed, tongue in cheek.
Definition of jibe from the Collins English Dictionary
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