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To cause to execute a jibe
A manoeuver in which the stern of a sailing boat or ship crosses the wind
To agree

That explanation doesn't jibe with the facts.

A facetious or insulting remark, a jeer or taunt

He flung subtle jibes at her until she couldn't bear to work with him any longer.

To perform a jibe
sudden sweep of the boom of a sailboat across from one side of the boat to the other
{f} gibe, mock; fit, be in agreement; change direction, shift back and forth (Nautical)
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
be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
To jibe means to say something rude or insulting which is intended to make another person look foolish. `No doubt he'll give me the chance to fight him again,' he jibed, tongue in cheek
Also spelled gybe To change direction when sailing in a manner such that the stern of the boat passes through the eye of the wind and the boom changes sides Prior to jibing the boom will be very far to the side of the boat Careful control of the boom and mainsail is required when jibing in order to prevent a violent motion of the boom when it switches sides Jibing without controlling the boom properly is known as an accidental jibe tacking is preferred to jibing because the boom is not subject to such violent changes Jibing is usually needed when running with the wind and tacking is used when close hauled
agree with, as in: His alibi doesn't jibe with the testimony of eye-witnesses
See Jibe, v
To agree; to harmonize
If numbers, statements, or events jibe, they are exactly the same as each other or they are consistent with each other. The numbers don't jibe How did your expectations jibe with the reality? = tally. The act of jibing. To be in accord; agree: Your figures jibe with mine. Variant of gibe. an unkind remark intended to make someone seem silly (JIBE2)
shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly
an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
To bring the stern through the wind
To change tacks by swinging the stern through the wind, and/or to swing a fore and aft sail to swing from one side to the other
The spelling gibe is also used for meanings
A jibe is a rude or insulting remark about someone that is intended to make them look foolish. a cheap jibe about his loss of hair
To go from one tack to the other when running with the wind coming over the stern
shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly"
– To pass the stern of a boat through the wind during a tack
The process of turning the yacht so the stern turns through the wind, thereby changing the side of the yacht on which the sails are carried (opposite of tacking); also spelled gybe
To change direction by turning down wind
To change a ship's course so as to cause a shifting of the boom
To turn a boat to take the wind on the other side, with the stern going through the wind Unless the jibe is controlled, the boom will bang over and the sudden change of forces can cause momentary lose of control Otherwise a jibe is usually a safe maneuvre
To change direction by turning down wind and then continuing to turn until you are going in the other direction
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Abbreviation of Gibraltarian English
gibe
A facetious or insulting remark; a jeer or taunt
gybe
To change tack with the wind crossing behind the boat. (Mostly used of boats and other small sailing craft — the corresponding manoeuver in a sailing ship is to wear.)
gybe
gybe at: to hesitate, vacillate, or balk when faced with a proposal, plan, or course of action. (Obsolete)
gybe
A sudden shift of a sail's angle, or a sudden change in the direction that a boat is sailing
gybe
The act of gybing
gybe
A sudden change in direction or approach; vacillation
gibe
to utter taunts or reproaches
gibe
{v} to sneer, taunt, reproach
gibe
{n} a sneer, scoff, taunt, reproach
gibe
{n} a sneerer, scoffer, taunter, reproacher
gybe
{v} to shift a boom-sail from one side of a vessel to the other
gybe
{n} a sneer, scoff, taunt, reproach
gibe
laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
gibe
To perform a jibe (2, 3)
gibe
see jibe. another spelling of jibe (Perhaps from giber )
gibe
be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
gibe
To agree
gibe
an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
gibe
A facetious or insulting remark, a jeer or taunt
gibe
To cause to execute a gibe (2, 3)
gibe
{i} mocking or jeering remark
gibe
{f} taunt mock, jeer; speak to in a mocking or jeering manner
gibe
To cast reproaches and sneering expressions; to rail; to utter taunting, sarcastic words; to flout; to fleer; to scoff
gibe
To reproach with contemptuous words; to deride; to scoff at; to mock
gibe
An expression of sarcastic scorn; a sarcastic jest; a scoff; a taunt; a sneer
gybe
A sudden shift of a sails angle, or a sudden change in the direction that a boat is sailing
gybe
To sneer (see gibe.)
gybe
To change direction by turning down wind and then continuing to turn until you are going in the other direction
gybe
Variant of jibe
gybe
To shift a fore-and-aft sail suddenly and forcefully from one side to the other, while sailing before the wind. (also jibe.)
gybe
Sometimes it'll be necessary to turn the stern of the boat through the wind This process is fraught with danger as the possibility exists of slamming the sails from one side to the other We will probably perform many gybes, but they will be controlled A gybe is controlled as follows: Generally your on a broad reach or downwind before starting your gybe Accordingly, the sails are set way out to catch the breeze As with tacking, the helmsman will state "Prepare to gybe", followed by "gybe ho!" The gybe begins by sheeting in the sails back to the center of the boat while the helmsman steers the boat's stern through the breeze Once the sails change side the are quickly let back out to resume their duty Piece of cake!
gybe
Like tacking, but the wind goes around 'behind' the boat See tacking
gybe
{f} change course, change direction, shift back and forth (Nautical)
gybe
shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly"
gybe
To shift from one side of a vessel to the other; said of the boom of a fore-and-aft sail when the vessel is steered off the wind until the sail fills on the opposite side
gybe
(British) Jibe
gybe
A sneer. (see gibe.)
gybe
Also spelled jibe To change the course of a boat so that the boom swings over to the opposite side
gybe
To go from one tack to the other when running with the wind coming over the stern
gybe
To change tack with the wind crossing behind the boat. (Mostly used of boats and other small sailing craft - the corresponding manoeuver in a sailing ship is to wear.)
gybe
Usually spelled jibe To change direction when sailing in a manner such that the stern of the boat passes through the eye of the wind and the boom changes sides Prior to jibing, the boom will be very far to the side of the boat Careful control of the boom and mainsail is required when jibing in order to prevent a violent motion of the boom when it switches sides Jibing without controlling the boom properly is known as an accidental jibe Tacking is preferred to jibing because the boom is not subject to such violent changes Jibing is usually needed when running with the wind and tacking is used when close hauled
jibed
past of jibe
jibes
plural of jibe
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