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  Words related to gibe

Related / Similar Words: shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, jeer, scoff, flout, barrack, match, fit, correspond, check, tally, agree

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker";
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: cheap shot, consist, look, answer, coincide, align, correlate, parallel, twin, duplicate, square, corroborate, underpin, bear out, support, resemble, meet, fit, conform to, homologize, befit, suit, beseem, harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agree, pattern, adhere, rhyme, rime

     

    Grouped Verbs: harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agree, check, check out

     

    Derivational Morphology: jeer, scoff, flout, barrack, shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, scoffer, flouter, mocker, jeerer, jeering, mockery, scoffing, agreement, correspondence, match, mate

     

     
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