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gibe (n.)

"a taunt," 1570s, from gibe (v.) "speak sneeringly" (1560s), of uncertain origin; perhaps from French giber "to handle roughly," or an alteration of gaber "to mock."

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Definitions of gibe from WordNet
1
gibe (v.)
be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics;
Synonyms: match / fit / correspond / check / jibe / tally / agree
gibe (v.)
laugh at with contempt and derision;
Synonyms: jeer / scoff / flout / barrack
2
gibe (n.)
an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect;
Synonyms: shot / shaft / slam / dig / barb / jibe
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