What is another word for jibes?

205 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈa͡ɪbz], [ d‍ʒˈa‍ɪbz], [ dʒ_ˈaɪ_b_z]

Synonyms for Jibes:

How to use "Jibes" in context?

Offensive remarks, or "jibes" as they are more commonly known, can be seen as a way to amuse or bother one's opponents. They can be light-hearted or more serious, but the underlying intention is usually to cause disruption or offence. Jibes can be verbal, such as calling someone a "crude yokel", or physical, such as making a lewd gesture. They can be targeted at anyone, regardless of their position, wealth or status. Jibes can be seen as a way of establishing a competitive advantage, by putting the opposition on the back foot. They can also be a way of showing contempt.

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