jibe Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"jibe" in British English

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jibenoun [C]

(also gibe) uk   us   /dʒaɪb/
an ​insultingremark that is ​intended to make someone ​lookstupid: Unlike many other ​politicians, he ​refuses to ​indulge in cheap jibes at other people's ​expense.

jibeverb [I]

uk   us   /dʒaɪb/
to make ​insultingremarks that are ​intended to make someone ​lookstupid: She jibed ​constantly at the way he ​ran his ​business.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of jibe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jibe" in American English

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jibenoun, verb

 us   /dʒɑɪb/

jibe noun, verb (INSULT)


jibeverb [I]

 us   /dʒɑɪb/

jibe verb [I] (AGREE)

to ​agree with something ​else: Her ​story just doesn’t jibe with what the other ​witnesses say.
(Definition of jibe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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