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  1. jibe
    IPA[jīb]
  2. verb

    • 1. change course by swinging a fore-and-aft sail across a following wind:

      they jibed, and the boat turned over
    • 2. swing (a sail or boom) across a following wind.

    • 3. (of a sail or boom) swing or be swung across a following wind:

      the skipper was hit by a jibing boom

    noun

    • 1. an act or instance of jibing.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: gybe, plural noun: gybes

    • v.: verb: gybe, 3rd person present: gybes, gerund or present participle: gybing, past tense: gybed, past participle: gybed

    • noun

      variant spelling of gibe
    • verb

      variant spelling of gibe
    • verb

      be in accord; agree:
    • verb

      US spelling of gybe
    • noun

      US spelling of gybe
    • noun

      an insulting or mocking remark; a taunt:
    • verb

      make insulting or mocking remarks; jeer:
    • verb

      be in accord; agree:
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