What is another word for Gibing?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈa͡ɪbɪŋ] (IPA)

Gibing is a word that means teasing or mocking someone in a jesting, yet hurtful way. Other synonyms for gibing include taunting, ridiculing, jeering, scoffing, and deriding. These words all suggest some degree of cruelty, often with the intent to belittle or embarrass the target. Other related terms include teasing, bantering, chaffing, and joking, but these usually imply a more playful or lighthearted tone. Words like insult, offend, or humiliate are also related to gibing, but they are generally more severe and imply a deliberate attempt to harm someone's feelings or dignity. Overall, gibing is a negative behavior that can have a lasting impact on a person's self-esteem and relationships.

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What are the hypernyms for Gibing?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Gibing

The anguish-the shame-the cruel Gibing Things-were left behind her; they had slid from her burdened little heart at the first glorious rush of understanding; they would never come back,-never come back,-never come back to Margaret!
"The Very Small Person"
Annie Hamilton Donnell
It is really cruel to be always Gibing and jeering as they are, and the older girls ought to set a better example.
"Pixie O'Shaughnessy"
Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
I presently found out that Messer Dante, having taken much to heart that Gibing defiance of Simone of the Bardi, had set himself, with that stubborn resolution which characterized all his purposes, to making himself a master of the sword.
"The God of Love"
Justin Huntly McCarthy

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