What is another word for jib?

293 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈɪb], [ d‍ʒˈɪb], [ dʒ_ˈɪ_b]

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How to use "Jib" in context?

The word "jib" can refer to a variety of different pieces of rigging used to modify the motion or attitude of a ship or aircraft. A jib is usually a short, triangular sail on the foremast or mainmast, used in conjunction with a mainsail or a smallerjib sail, to give the vessel increased maneuverability in wind and wave conditions. Jibs are also used on small boats and ships to increase the speed or power of the vessel while underway.

Homophones for Jib:

  • Gibb.

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