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gibe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gibe

  1. to make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter <teammates gibing each other when one fouls up an important play> Synonyms deride, ridicule (or jibe), jeer, laugh (at), mock, scout, shoot down, skewerRelated Words scoff (at), scorn, sneer (at); bad-mouth, belittle, decry, disparage, pooh-pooh (also pooh), put down; chaff, jive, josh, kid, quiz, rally, razz, rib, ride, tease, tweak, twit; bait, barrack [chiefly British], bug, catcall, harass, harry, hassle, heckle, needle, pester, rag, target, taunt, torment; ape, burlesque, caricature, imitate, lampoon, mimic, parody, parrot, pillory, satirize, take off (on), travestyNear Antonyms applaud, approve, commend, endorse (also indorse), sanction



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