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Since then, the actor and comedian has drawn audiences with her gibes at patriarchy and customs rooted in gender stereotypes and body-shaming.
18 COMICS OF TOMORROWSOHINI DAS GUPTAAUGUST 1, 2021OZY
Be content, then, nor gibe at thy betters of "the Duke of B——'s establishment— that's all."
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Then he looked down the long table at Odin and could not resist one gibe.
HUNTERS OUT OF SPACEJOSEPH EVERIDGE KELLEAM
Foolish people are fond of quoting a foolish gibe: "Be good, and you may be happy; but you will not have a good time."
STUDIES IN LOVE AND IN TERRORMARIE BELLOC LOWNDES
Her will revived public interest in the forgotten beauty of the past generation, and afforded many a gibe at her expense.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
Baudichon breathed quickly, partly with the haste he had made across the road, partly in irritation at the gibe.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
All Wingfield would have understood the gibe: Addie Wicks was the dullest girl in town.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
Instead, he broke out in a laugh, with a gibe flung first at Gilbert Stair and then at Falconnet.
THE MASTER OF APPLEBYFRANCIS LYNDE
No reply was made to Rosalie's gibe and the lesson went on in its usual uneventful manner.
PEGGY STEWART AT SCHOOLGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
This, which might sound like a gibe, is to my mind a ground for great hope and for some envy.
SOLILOQUIES IN ENGLANDGEORGE SANTAYANA
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WORDS RELATED TO GIBE

  • badinage
  • banter
  • bon mot
  • crack
  • drollery
  • gag
  • gibe
  • insult
  • jeer
  • jest
  • joke
  • mockery
  • offense
  • pleasantry
  • pun
  • repartee
  • retort
  • riposte
  • sally
  • satire
  • spoof
  • wisecrack
  • witticism
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