Jibe in a sentence as a noun

Well - that's certainly the most charming jibe I've received about my writing.

Sorry but I've worked in crisis PR, and this article doesn't jibe at all with my experience.

Those numbers don't jibe with any calculations I've ever done.

The jibe isn't even accurate, as she has articles in the print edition, as well.

"> Khadijah: "This did not jibe with the definition of misogyny I have lived with for my adult life.

He says "Shlomo" always hated him, but the story he gave before does not jibe with this at all - in fact, he makes it seem he loved him before.

Jibe in a sentence as a verb

"People need to stop being so negative towards others in the community" doesn't jibe with "[t]he IT Community is a joke[.

I'd imagine going to Mars won't be very profitable, how does that goal jibe with being a for profit company with large investors?

There's no problem with banning products that use your service but violate your Terms of Service; it just doesn't jibe with what is usually understood by "open".

How does that theory jibe with some of the best mobility results being concentrated in places like Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota and North Texas?

As the author of the submitted article notes about a related proposed explanation for autism incidence, "First, in the broadest sense, the epidemiology doesnt jibe.

Jibe definitions


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"

See also: shot shaft slam barb gibe


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"

See also: match correspond check gibe tally agree


shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly"

See also: gybe