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dʒaɪbgibe

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gibe

    A sneer may be simply a contemptuous facial contortion, or it may be some brief satirical utterance that throws a contemptuous side-light on what it attacks without attempting to prove or disprove; a depreciatory implication may be given in a sneer such as could only be answered by elaborate argument or proof, which would seem to give the attack undue importance:

    Who can refute a sneer?

    Paley Moral Philosophy bk. v, ch. ix.

    A fling is careless and commonly pettish; a taunt is intentionally insulting and provoking; the sneer is supercilious; the taunt is defiant. The jeer and gibe are uttered; the gibe is bitter, and often sly or covert; the jeer is rude and open. A scoff may be in act or word, and is commonly directed against that which claims honor, reverence, or worship. Compare BANTER.

    Synonyms:
    fling, jeer, mock, scoff, sneer, taunt

    Preposition:
    Only an essentially vicious mind is capable of a sneer at virtue.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gibe

    Synonyms:
    sneer, scoff, ridicule, jeer, mock, deride, rail at, taunt

    Antonyms:
    salute, compliment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibeverb

    an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

    "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

    Synonyms:
    calamus, beam, shaft, archeological site, stab, peter, shaft of light, diaphysis, guessing, excavation, ray of light, pecker, digging, snap, jab, guesswork, cock, rotating shaft, blastoff, stroke, ray, barb, prick, shooter, scape, slam, scene, spear, dick, dig, crack, tool, lance, snapshot, shooting, light beam, quill, guess, beam of light, sweep, putz, jibe, irradiation, injection, pellet, dead reckoning, shot

  2. match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agreeverb

    be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

    "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

    Synonyms:
    equate, ensure, hold in, hit, couple, jibe, accord, consort, tick off, fit, concur, chequer, hold, moderate, learn, checker, total, mark off, add, add up, twin, go, cope with, condition, assure, scoff, tick, tot, tally, harmonize, suss out, check off, check over, add together, accommodate, match, check up on, control, look into, ascertain, mate, mark, insure, change course, flout, tote up, go over, train, check, hold back, rival, harmonise, equalize, meet, pair, suit, tot up, jib, find out, see, discipline, equalise, sum up, equal, correspond, score, curb, concord, summate, gybe, arrest, stand for, check into, play off, contain, oppose, outfit, conform to, represent, determine, sum, stop, retard, crack, turn back, watch, chalk up, equip, see to it, break, touch, fit in, check out, barrack, rack up, jeer, fit out, agree, pit, delay

  3. jeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibeverb

    laugh at with contempt and derision

    "The crowd jeered at the speaker"

    Synonyms:
    fit, cheer, inspire, scoff, root on, exhort, agree, jibe, barrack, jeer, match, tally, correspond, pep up, urge on, flout, check, urge

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gibeverb

    Synonyms:
    sneer, scoff, jeer, fleer, flout

  2. gibeverb

    Synonyms:
    flout, taunt, deride, ridicule, jeer, twit, scoff at, sneer at, jeer at

  3. gibenoun

    Synonyms:
    sneer, scoff, taunt, flout, biting jest

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gibenoun

    Synonyms:
    ridicule, sneer, sarcasm, derision, mockery

  2. gibeverb

    Synonyms:
    scoff, flout, jeer, sneer, ridicule, deride, mock

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