I felt sure he was seeking for some gibe, could think of none, and so was forced to silence.
There came a new note into the woman's voice as she answered the gibe.
If he could gibe and tease, she could bring him about with her cool audacity and comical dignity.
But even that gibe hinted at a recklessness that matched her own and gave her comfort now.
“Clap on your headphones,” cried Bob, too intent on his discovery to pay any attention to the gibe.
To shock the one or gibe at the other were a blasphemy he simply couldn't contemplate.
Men always treat with derision the woman anxious for matrimony, and gibe equally at the spinster who fails to attain it.
He never spoke of the softer passions, save with a gibe and a sneer.
Then some British officers, who heard her, laughed as if the gibe had no point for them.
To the gibe about 'Muscular Christianity' Kingsley had his own answer.
"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."