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, jibe  
      vb   deride, flout, jeer, make fun of, mock, poke fun at, ridicule, scoff, scorn, sneer, take the piss out of     (slang)   taunt, twit  
      n   barb, crack     (slang)   cutting remark, derision, dig, jeer, mockery, ridicule, sarcasm, scoffing, sneer, taunt  

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! gibe n.
1:to utter taunting words 2:to deride or tease with taunting words 'The Gridiron Show group joked with and gibed at those in the Memphis power structure, politicians mostly. Rarely did anyone get their feelings hurt by the skits in the shows…." — Toby Sells, Memphis Magazine, December 2014

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