I felt sure he was seeking for some gibe, could think of none, and so was forced to silence.
How dare you gibe at Agamemnon because the Danaans have awarded him so many prizes?
If he could gibe and tease, she could bring him about with her cool audacity and comical dignity.
He turns upon her with a gibe against her ever-shuttered windows.
“Clap on your headphones,” cried Bob, too intent on his discovery to pay any attention to the gibe.
There came a new note into the woman's voice as she answered the gibe.
Men always treat with derision the woman anxious for matrimony, and gibe equally at the spinster who fails to attain it.
But even that gibe hinted at a recklessness that matched her own and gave her comfort now.
Then some British officers, who heard her, laughed as if the gibe had no point for them.
To shock the one or gibe at the other were a blasphemy he simply couldn't contemplate.
"agree, fit," 1813, of unknown origin, perhaps a figurative extension of earlier jib, gybe (v.) "shift a sail or boom" (see jib). OED, however, suggests a phonetic variant of chime, as if meaning "to chime in with, to be in harmony." Related: Jibed; jibes; jibing.
1560s, perhaps from Middle French giber "to handle roughly," or an alteration of gaber "to mock."