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.
"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."