The jibe is off-key too because Wilde himself was hardly immune to the sentimental and even the mawkish.
Nor does it jibe with Habayit Hayehudi's long-standing preference to harness the Housing Ministry for settlement building.
But when that clinical research does not jibe with AHA dogma, it is ignored.
Nor does it jibe with what Romney himself said in Jerusalem.
And Gutiérrez is quick to suggest the goals of the Democrats and immigration movement may not jibe.
He understands only too well the jibe and the sneer, and the tone of superiority, more offensive perhaps than either.
Featherstone felt the jibe, but he was furious at the intrusion.
We shall have to jibe before we can run in, and that is a manœuvre that must be nicely executed in such a sea-way as this.
Ease up main and jib-sheets, boys, and stand clear for a jibe.
We must jibe, or swing the mainsail over, which might result in a capsize.
"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."