jib

[ US /ˈdʒɪb/ ]
[ UK /d‍ʒˈɪb/ ]
VERB
  1. refuse to comply
  2. shift from one side of the ship to the other
    The sail jibbed wildly
NOUN
  1. any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)
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How To Use jib In A Sentence

  • Her story didn't jibe with the witnesses'account.
  • She jibed constantly at the way he ran his business.
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  • Last month, Najib said the government would establish a bi- partisan parliamentary committee to review changes to electoral rules, and that authorities would also consider amending laws governing censorship of print media. BusinessWeek.com -- Top News
  • Many nights, I have cried myself to sleep over such cruel jibes. Times, Sunday Times
  • ‘It's meant to be’ jibes Danilo as he storms off the Westmorland Hall stage with such splendid melodrama he almost pushes conductor Wyn Davies into his illustrious players.
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  • Sevan, who was in Kabul when Najibullah bolted, spent the week frantically trying to coax the new leaders to stick with the peace plan. The End Of A Superpower Proxy War
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  • Unlike many other politicians, he refuses to indulge in cheap jibes at other people's expense.
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