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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gibe.


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  • They all laughed, and as she and Claybrook made their way to the elevator, the Thompsons stood in the hall calling gibes and parting injunctions after them.


  • He continued to shout it over and over, roaring with mocking laughter; his men nudging each other, sniggering and grinning and calling gibes across the fire.

    The Thrall of Leif the Lucky

  • I smiled to myself as I contemplated the unconscious nape of that neck and recalled the gibes of the commercial traveller and the uncomfortable stare of the man in the corner.

    Boycotted And Other Stories

  • In the babel of parting gibes to Dick, none of the guests was aware of aught else than a bright morning, the promise of a happy day, and a genial host bidding them a merry going.


  • The Jewish student who suffered the injury told the Guardian: "I've seen this kind of game before, so it wasn't so much the game that offended me, as much as the antisemitic gibes that went with it."

    Nazi-themed drinking game 'sparked brawl on LSE union skiing trip'

  • She'll undoubtedly have some memorized gibes and comebacks from her army of consultants.

    William Bradley: Why on Earth Would Jerry Brown Want to Be Governor of California?

  • Told that he has his own agency now, she gibes that it must be named "Draper Draper Draper."

    William Bradley: Mad Men : Nothing Like a Little Lemonade to Rinse the Smoke From One's Eyes

  • Diluting this leftist blah are gibes hurled at secularism, Woody Allen, Oprah Winfrey and a number of the other Fulbright grant-winners including a "pedantic sod" and "a textbook miser".

    Stranger In a Strange Land

  • Frank's victory speech was rather ungracious, too: self-absorbed, rambling, filled with gibes at Bielat and self-pitying complaints about the Boston Herald's pro-Bielat coverage.

    Sean Bielat, sore loser

  • The jokes and gibes of the awakened crew sounded anything but sweet in our ears, and even the two Italians climbed up on the rail and laughed down at us long and maliciously.



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