What does the word jibe mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To shift, as a sail; tack.

Usage examples for jibe

  1. Didn't you see she was about to jibe? – Cobb's Bill-of-Fare by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  2. Captain Bailey did not deign to reply to this jibe. – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. Down with your balloon there- and at the wheel there, jibe her over. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
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