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See definition of jibing on Dictionary.com
  • as inironic
  • as inironic/ironical
  • as inlike

synonyms for jibing

  • arrogant
  • caustic
  • incongruous
  • mocking
  • paradoxical
  • ridiculous
  • sardonic
  • satiric
  • satirical
  • twisted
  • unexpected
  • wry
  • acrid
  • alert
  • backbiting
  • biting
  • bitter
  • burlesque
  • chaffing
  • clever
  • contemptuous
  • contradictory
  • critical
  • cutting
  • cynical
  • defiant
  • derisive
  • disparaging
  • double-edged
  • exaggerated
  • implausible
  • incisive
  • ironical
  • keen
  • mordant
  • pungent
  • quick-witted
  • scathing
  • scoffing
  • sharp
  • sneering
  • spicy
  • trenchant
  • uncomplimentary
  • witty
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antonyms for jibing

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  • straight
  • sincere
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How to use jibing in a sentence

Clancy particularly was laying down the law with a clenched fist and an arm that swung through the air like a jibing boom.
THE SEINERSJAMES B. (JAMES BRENDAN) CONNOLLY
From astern came the voices of the men in boat and dory, warning each other to hang on when they felt her jibing.
THE SEINERSJAMES B. (JAMES BRENDAN) CONNOLLY
As Garth went on down, helpless and bewildered, he heard again the old woman's jibing laugh.
THE GRAY MASKWADSWORTH CAMP
She felt as if Felicia had put a gash across her face and as if he were pitilessly jibing at it.
PATHS OF JUDGEMENTANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
Jibing the fore- and main-sails and setting the topsails again, we headed back into the bank.
THE SEA-WOLFJACK LONDON
Arrelsford made a violent effort to control himself under this bitter jibing and goading, and to his credit, succeeded in part.
SECRET SERVICECYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
Jibing is at all times a delicate manœuvre, as many have found out to their sorrow if they have ever been careless.
PRACTICAL BOAT-SAILINGDOUGLAS FRAZAR
Is there wind so that a boat might be upset if so be there happened to be some kind of mistake and her jibing?
PRISCILLA'S SPIESGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
Every sail of the yacht flapped, and the skilful management of the helm alone prevented the boom from jibing.
A YACHT VOYAGE TO NORWAY, DENMARK, AND SWEDENW. A. ROSS
The bug-eye swerved and laid over, with the jibing of the booms.
JACK HARVEY'S ADVENTURESRUEL PERLEY SMITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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