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Main Entry: gibe
Variant(s): or jibe /'jIb/
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): gibed or jibed; gib·ing or jib·ing
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
synonym see SCOFF
- gibe or jibe noun
- gib·er or jib·er noun

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