Gibed
Gibe Gibe, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gibed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gibing}.] [Cf. Prov. F. giber, equiv. to F. jouer to play, Icel. geipa to talk nonsense, E. jabber.] To cast reproaches and sneering expressions; to rail; to utter taunting, sarcastic words; to flout; to fleer; to scoff. [1913 Webster]

Fleer and gibe, and laugh and flout. --Swift. [1913 Webster]


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  • gibe — gibe1 giber, n. gibingly, adv. /juyb/, v., gibed, gibing, n. v.i. 1. to utter mocking or scoffing words; jeer. v.t., 2. to taunt; deride. n. 3. a taunting or sarcastic remark. Also, ji …   Universalium

  • gib´er — gibe «jyb», verb, gibed, gib|ing, noun. –v.i. to speak in a sneering way; jeer; scoff; sneer: »My brother gibed at my efforts to paint a picture. He would familiarly gibe and jest with him (Edmund Spenser). SYNONYM( …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Gibing — Gibe Gibe, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gibed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gibing}.] [Cf. Prov. F. giber, equiv. to F. jouer to play, Icel. geipa to talk nonsense, E. jabber.] To cast reproaches and sneering expressions; to rail; to utter taunting, sarcastic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gibe — or jibe verb (gibed or jibed; gibing or jibing) Etymology: perhaps from Middle French giber to shake, handle roughly Date: 1567 intransitive verb to utter taunting words transitive verb to deride or tease with taunting words Synonyms: see scoff …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scoff — I. noun Etymology: Middle English scof, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to obsolete Danish skof jest; akin to Old Frisian skof mockery Date: 14th century 1. an expression of scorn, derision, or contempt ; gibe 2. an object of scorn, mockery …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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