The thing I do not like about him is his habit of gibing and jeering at his opponent while he is fighting him.
It is the first time since he has appeared at the gathering that he is not gibing at someone.
Caroline sped like levelled shaft from bent bow; after her rang a jesting, gibing laugh.
I laughed heartily, for he was fighting himself again by gibing at me.
Flesh and blood could no longer stand his unmeaning, yet gibing platitudes.
The remainder of the sentence was lost in an outburst of gibing—and laughter.
Last night it had treacherously magnified the voice of conscience into a gibing roar.
We may safely presume that Captain Dew was gibing the chiefs.
So the hall was left empty, the fire was extinguished, and the people were railing and gibing.
There was no faintest tremor of bitterness or gibing in this.
"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."