jibe (Meaning)

Wordnet

jibe (n)

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

Wordnet

jibe (v)

be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

shift from one side of the ship to the other

Webster

jibe (v. i.)

To shift, as the boom of a fore-and-aft sail, from one side of a vessel to the other when the wind is aft or on the quarter. See Gybe.

To change a ship's course so as to cause a shifting of the boom. See Jibe, v. t., and Gybe.

Webster

jibe (v. t.)

To agree; to harmonize.

jibe Sentence Examples

  1. The two friends' jokes perfectly jibed with each other, leading to endless laughter.
  2. The boat's sails didn't jibe with the wind, causing it to struggle to stay on course.
  3. The actress's performance jibed well with the director's vision for the character.
  4. The politician's statement jibed with his previous stance, maintaining consistency in his views.
  5. The scientist's findings jibed with those of her colleagues, reinforcing the validity of their research.
  6. The newly hired employee's skills jibed with the company's requirements, making them an excellent fit for the role.
  7. The couple's anniversary plans jibed perfectly, with each activity seamlessly flowing into the next.
  8. The tailor's alterations jibed with the customer's requests, resulting in a perfectly fitting suit.
  9. The musical group's harmonies jibed beautifully, creating a captivating and cohesive sound.
  10. The puzzle pieces jibed together effortlessly, revealing a stunning landscape when completed.

FAQs About the word jibe

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect, be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characte

coincide, fit, conform, correspond, agree, chord, square, sort, harmonize, check

contradict, contradict, differ (from), disagree (with),differ (from), dispute, disagree (with), dispute, gainsay, nullify

The two friends' jokes perfectly jibed with each other, leading to endless laughter.

The boat's sails didn't jibe with the wind, causing it to struggle to stay on course.

The actress's performance jibed well with the director's vision for the character.

The politician's statement jibed with his previous stance, maintaining consistency in his views.