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jibe

noun [C] uk mainly UK ( US usually gibe)   /dʒaɪb/ us  
an insulting remark that is intended to make someone look stupid: Unlike many other politicians, he refuses to indulge in cheap jibes at other people's expense.

jibe

verb [I] uk ( US usually gibe)   /dʒaɪb/ us  
to make insulting remarks that are intended to make someone look stupid: She jibed constantly at the way he ran his business.
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Translations of “jibe”
in Spanish mofa, sarcasmo, pulla…
in French moquerie…
in German der Hohn…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘲諷(話),嘲弄,嘲笑…
in Russian насмешка, колкость…
in Turkish hakaret, küçültücü söz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嘲讽(话),嘲弄,嘲笑…
in Polish kpina, przytyk…
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