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 words; to flout; to fleer; to scoff. [1913 Webster]

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


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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